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Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, a day to mark the 77th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and an opportunity to remember all those who died in the Holocaust and other genocides around the world. Disabled people were amongst those who were first targeted by the Nazi regime, with hundreds of thousands being subject to […]


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Vacancy: Finance and Compliance Manager

Title: Finance and Compliance Manager Salary: NJC Scale 32~34 £35,575 – £37,890            (£28,460 – £30,312 pro rata)  Contract: Permanent  Hours: Negotiable Workplace: Remote and hybrid working arrangements available; DW’s premises are based in Caerphilly _________________________________________________________ Make a difference and develop your career with Disability Wales. We have a fantastic opportunity for […]


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Disability Wales: A year in review

When the first lockdown occurred in March 2020, the world slowed down; streets and offices emptied and opportunities to socialise in person were paused. But as DW moved to working online and our small team expanded, recruiting people from all over Wales, our work went from strength-to-strength. Our 2021 Annual Conference and AGM offered a […]


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Have your say: DW review of the UNCRDP and disability rights in Wales

Dear Members,  We are conducting a review into the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Disabled People (UNCRDP) and disability rights in Wales. It is important to us that we hear from as many disabled people as possible for this so we are conducting a survey for people to share their experiences and to […]


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Vacancy: Civic Participation Administrator

Do you have what it takes to be the next addition to the Disability Wales team? We’re looking for a disabled person to represent DW as Civic Participation Administrator to assist the running of the Access to Elected Office Fund Wales. This position will introduce you to a dynamic and supportive team.  We’re a small […]


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Unlocked Lives – The film premiere!

Press Release Disability Wales to launch Unlocked Lives, a film that captures disabled people’s experiences through the different waves of the pandemic Unlocked Lives is the Disability Wales video project made possible thanks to funding by The National Lottery Community Fund Wales.  Premiering at an online Zoom event on Friday 17th September at 6:30pm, the […]


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Working as an intern at Disability Wales: Alex’s experience

Who am I? I’m Alex, I have recently graduated from Swansea University with a First in Business Management, and I will be studying an MSc in Strategic Marketing from September 2021. I am originally from Maidenhead in Berkshire, South-East England. In my spare time I enjoy reading, hiking, eating out and watching football. I am […]


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Locked Out: Liberating Disabled People’s Lives and Rights in Wales beyond Covid-19

Welsh Government has published ‘Locked out: liberating disabled people’s lives and rights in Wales beyond COVID-19‘, a report about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people in Wales. Believed to be the first of its kind commissioned and published by a national government in the UK, as well as being evidence led, Locked Out was […]


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