Listen to part two of the interview with a blind woman who has moved to the UK for work as a journalist and details of discrimination in her career.
Disability does not exist in isolation of its surrounding social context. Race, culture, religion and belief are all social conditions upon which ‘disability’ is culturally perceived, interpreted, and ‘practiced’.
Disabled people's organisations (DPOs) have accused the government of maintaining a "head-in-the-sand denial" of its failure to protect disabled people’s human rights.
Almost half of UK businesses admit to being apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they won’t be able to do the job and concerns about making inappropriate comments or actions.
Lee Kumutat, an Australian living in the UK, talks about her move, and some of the differences experienced, particularly in regard to transport and in attitudes to blind people.
The government’s decision to loosen its restrictions on Access to Work (AtW) payments does not go far enough, and its “discriminatory” cap must be scrapped completely, according to disabled campaigners.
This story from the US highlights an issue that is very hotly contested here in Australia.
A reflective story about how a disability has held back a person's career due to perceptions and stereotypes of disability.