Divyanshu Ganatra

Making waves: Divyanshu Ganatra

Blind outdoors enthusiast, Divyanshu Ganatra, on the importance of inclusion through adventure sports in India. Profile by Priti Salian.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
A banner by DPAC gives space to all the people who have died because of sanctions and benefit cutsPaula Peters

Disabled people lead the fight against austerity

The resistance put up against the UK government's cuts by Disabled People Against the Cuts can teach us many lessons, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Abled people say

Abled people say

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

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NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014
Is it time for a new wheelchair access icon? A group calling itself the Accessible Icon Project proposes a more dynamic version of the International Symbol of Access, in circulation since 1969. The BBC reports that the new icon started as a piece of ‘guerrilla art’ on the campus of Gordon College near Boston, US. Artist Sara Hendron, one of those behind the project, says the new symbol is ‘a metaphor for self-direction and self determination’. accessibleicon.orgSteve A Johnson under a CC Licence

Rolling towards progress

Jody Mcintyre takes the notion of disability to task with a personal exploration of difference and defiance.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Patrick Lahai.Photo by: Yeama Thompson

In our own words

Citizen journalists Sheku Feika and Anoop Kumar tell the remarkable tales of three disabled young people from Sierra Leone and India.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013

Nobody is 'normal'

Jody Mcintyre speaks to comedian Francesca Martinez about growing up 'wobbly' and resisting austerity in Britain.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Jamal Salman receives treatment at Al-Wafa Rehabilitation Centre in Gaza. He was injured during an Israeli drone strike which killed his wife and brother-in-law. The father of two small children, he is now paraplegic and has limited use of one of his arms.Anne Paq/Activestills

From hero to zero

Maysoon Zayid explores the challenges facing those disabled by war, occupation and prejudice.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013

Disability - the facts

The types, causes, prevention and other facts on disability.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Mental Disability Rights International (MDRI) exposed filthy and degrading conditions in Romania’s institutions in January 2006. This boy spent every day tied to a chair at the Siret Psychiatric Institution.Mental Disability Rights International

Why does abuse persist in Romania?

Luke Dale-Harris reports on the ongoing battle to improve the rights of disabled people locked away in secretive Romanian institutions.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Mariam, Rana Plaza survivor, shares a joke with her sister in Dhaka last June.Suvra Kanti Das

Out of the ruins of the Rana Plaza

Photographer Suvra Kanti Das meets survivors of the garment factory collapse in Dhaka.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013

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A better media is possible June, 2018
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
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