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

Over the years, we have welcomed many interns to join the DW team to give them the opportunity to learn more about what we do and gain hands on experience in all aspects of our organisation. Our latest recruit was Rosie, a final year Cardiff University student.  Having just moved into our new home in […]


Title text in white writing on a dark blue background that says UK Covid-19 Inquiry. Beneath it are the inquiry and Disability Wales’ logos on a white background. Writing on the right says Module 2B Preliminary Hearing - 29/03/2023 at 10am. The Hearing will look at core political and administrative decision making in Wales. DW will address the Inquiry at the Public Hearing to give voice to the experiences of disabled people from Wales and their families. Watch live on the UK Public Inquiry Youtube channel.

Press Release: UK Covid-19 Inquiry – 29/03/2023

UK COVID-19 Inquiry to hear directly about the experiences of disabled people and their families during the pandemic The UK Covid-19 Inquiry has been set up to examine the UK’s response to and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and learn lessons for the future. The Inquiry is Chaired by Baroness Heather Hallett, a former Court of […]


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Join See Around Britain as a Part-time Admin and Marketing Researcher

See Around Britain is looking for a Part-time Admin and Marketing Researcher based in West Wales, including Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot. See Around Britain (SAB) is a disabled-run charity based near Carmarthen. It runs a website and app which offer information for both residents and tourists of many attractions and points of interest, and […]


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The Disability Rights Taskforce: An update by the Co-Chair

The Disability Rights Taskforce was established to oversee the development of an action plan to roll back the damaging effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on disabled people. In this blog post, Debbie Foster (Co-Chair of the Taskforce and Professor of Employment Relations & Diversity at Cardiff University) share an update on the DRT’s progress and […]


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Have your say: Impact of the Cost-of-Living crisis on disabled people

Disability Wales is happy to launch our survey on the impact of the cost-of -living crisis on disabled people.   We are undertaking this research to hear your stories directly and understand how the rising cost of living has affected disabled people across Wales. The crisis has been ongoing for almost a year and comes in the context of […]


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Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, a time to mark the 78th 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 […]


What Works in Wales: Addressing the Disability Employment Gap

In 2021, there was a 31% employment gap for disabled people. Disability Wales friend, Ruth Nortey, is addressing this gap in Wales as part of her postgraduate research at Cardiff University. In this blog post, she introduces us to her research which aims to address the gap in current research by highlighting cases of good […]


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Road to Rights: Disability Wales Annual Conference 2022 in review

It finally happened! After months of planning, our Annual Conference and AGM took place in October. This was our first hybrid event in three years and we delighted in having so many members joining us in-person and online from across Wales. The day focused on the theme of Road to Rights as we celebrated the invaluable […]


DW staff and board members with Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice Back row: Left to Right: Felix Shi (Director), Willow Holloway (Chairperson), Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt MS, Rhian Davies (Chief Executive), Alex Osborne (Disability Equality Officer) Front: Anne Champ (Vice Chairperson). They're all smiling and wearing smart clothes ready to celebrate at DW's 50th anniversary dinner.

Celebrating 50 years of Disability Wales – The Anniversary Dinner

We may have mentioned, once or twice, that Disability Wales is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  We couldn’t possibly let an opportunity to mark this milestone pass us by which is why we gathered at Cardiff City Stadium on the eve of our annual conference to take a look back at our organisation’s journey […]


Disability Wales 50th anniversary logo with the numbers 50 in orange/gold colours. The words 'years' and 'mlynedd' curve around the bottom edge of the number 0. The organisation name is in English and Welsh on the right hand side of the numbers.

The Disability Rights Taskforce: October update

The First Minister committed to establishing a Disability Rights Taskforce for Wales in the new Senedd term.  The Taskforce is co-chaired by the Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt MS and Professor Debbie Foster, author of the Locked Out Report. It is considering the findings and recommendations of the Locked Out: liberating disabled people’s lives and […]


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