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Rights Here, Rights Now

Rights Here, Rights Now was a project providing education settings with the tools to effectively teach all learners about the United Nation Convention on the Rights of Disabled People (UNCRDP). It is important to us that all children and young people have knowledge and understanding of the UNCRDP and can use it in conjunction with […]

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Equal Power Equal Voice

Equal Power Equal Voice (EPEV) is a partnership between Women’s Equality Network (WEN) Wales, Stonewall Cymru, Disability Wales, and Ethnic Minorities & Youth Support Team (EYST) Wales. Launched in 2021, it is a mentoring programme aiming to increase diversity of representation in public and political life in Wales, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund […]

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Disabled People and Brexit

Following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union (EU), we want to ensure that disabled people have access to specialised information including advice and support with changes that affect them. To do this, we are working closely with Welsh Government who have awarded us funding to support disabled people and prepare them for the […]

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Unlocked Lives

We are so excited to present #UnlockedLives! This is the Disability Wales video project that has allowed us to capture the private, everyday issues faced by our members through the different waves of the pandemic. The project was made possible thanks to funding by The National Lottery Community Fund Wales. The setting of a safe on-line […]

Logos of the organisations involved in the EQuip project. They are, volunteering Wales, WCVA, Welsh Government and Disability Wales


EQuip – Connecting Universities and Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across Wales The Funding Disability Wales has received £19,720.80 from the Volunteering Wales Grant, which is organised by the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA). This funding is for a new project called EQuip.  The Project Building on our experience with student placements and Disabled Peoples […]

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Access to Elected Office Fund Wales

What is the Access to Elected Office Fund Wales? The Access to Elected Office Fund Wales exists to assist disabled people who want to stand for elected office with the additional impairment related costs that are a barrier to their participation in politics. It is administered by Disability Wales and funded by the Welsh Government. […]

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Disabled People’s Organisations Covid-19 Emergency Fund

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has given £1.5m of funding to support grassroot DPOs across the UK to help deal with issues caused or made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. Disability Wales has collaborated with Disability Action Northern Ireland, Inclusion Scotland, and Inclusion London to distribute this funding. Here in Wales we are also very […]

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What is DRILL?  DRILL stands for Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning. It is an innovative 5 year, UK-wide programme led by disabled people, for disabled people and funded by the National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF). Launched in 2015, DRILL will conclude in August 2020. The Programme is led by Disability Action NI in partnership with […]

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#IAmEmbolden is a mission to change the way D/deaf and disabled women and girls are viewed in society. Disability Wales, with funding from Spirit of 2012 and the Fawcett Society, has been highlighting the achievements of Welsh D/deaf and disabled women and girls, now and in history, challenging myths and stereotypes about disability and showcasing […]

Digital Lives

Dateline 2013 – 2014 Our Digital Lives project supports the digital inclusion of disabled people across Wales. The project includes the facilitation and delivery of workshops which will raise awareness of the assistive technologies that enable people to get online, increase disabled people’s confidence and knowledge in relation to ICT and encourage disabled people and […]

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