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Press release: Government hides from UN over treatment of disabled people

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disability organisations have criticised the government’s decision not to give evidence to a United Nations inquiry as showing contempt for disabled people. The inquiry evidence session, taking place in Geneva on 28 August, is part of a follow up to the special investigation carried out by the UN’s committee responsible for the […]


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Challenging Stereotypes, Changing Society: Disabled People and the Media

Hold the front page! Disability Wales Annual Conference and AGM is coming to Cardiff on Tuesday 17 October 2023. Join us at Glamorgan County Cricket Club and online as we consider the representation and portrayal of disabled people in the media. Over the years, news stories and media features about disabled people have seldom been […]


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Become an appointed Board Member of Disability Wales

Are you passionate about disability rights and equality? Can you bring fresh ideas to the table to help drive our organisation forward and give a greater voice to disabled people across Wales? The future is exciting here at Disability Wales and you could be a part of it by applying to become an appointed Board […]


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Press Release: Disabled People’s Organisations demand full disclosure in COVID Inquiry

PRESS RELEASE  6 JUNE 2023 DISABLED PEOPLE’S ORGANISATIONS DEMAND FULL DISCLOSURE IN COVID INQUIRY At a preliminary hearing of Module 2 of the Covid Inquiry on 6 June 2023 four national Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs): Disability Action Northern Ireland, Disability Rights UK, Disability Wales and Inclusion Scotland have argued for full disclosure of Government Whatsapps and […]


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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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