Leave no-one behind

Universal design is a strategic approach to ensure that the 2030 agenda for sustainable development is realised. This is what you need to know about universal design. Persons with disabilities are often excluded from opportunities, services, and family and community life due to the design of an environment, services and […]

#Disablism Must Fall

Has our Constitution and various other pieces of legislation failed our citizens with psychosocial disabilities? We have the White Paper Rights of Persons with Disabilities; we have the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. We have our Constitution. But February 1, 2017 should be regarded as South Africa’s […]

A decade of awareness

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is approaching, and it’s an opportunity to see what’s been done and what’s still required The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote […]

A remarkable day

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was celebrated in Gauteng in December 2015. It is estimated that there are about one billion people with disabilities worldwide, and they frequently do not enjoy full access to transportation, employment, education, and social and political participation. On December 3, the Gauteng Disability […]