Disability Pride – a movement whose time has come?

Disability” and “pride” are two words you wouldn’t usually see next to each other, and that’s something the organisers of New Zealand’s annual Disability Pride Week want to change. Rachel Noble is deaf and one of the founders of Disability Pride Week, now in its third year and expanding beyond Wellington for the first time. She says the idea grew from a long-standing desire for disabled people to have a stronger collective voice.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Aine Kelly-Costello

Source:
The Hub

Date published:
Fri 30th Nov, 2018