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Activism and Campaigning Tapestry featuring rights slogans such as Disabled People Fight Back and Nothing About Us Without Us

The TUC is hoping that a new manifesto will be used to fight the poverty, prejudice and discrimination faced by millions of disabled people, and help unions challenge popular misconceptions and government “propaganda”. The TUC wants individuals, politicians and organisations to support the proposals in its new Manifesto for Disability Equality, which include calls
Activism and Campaigning A group of campaigners from Operation Disabled Vote holding a poster advertising the campaign

A five-day bus tour across London has helped raise the profile of disabled people’s potential voting power in next month’s general election. London’s pan-disability disabled people’s organisation organised the Operation Disabled Vote tour, in association with local Deaf and disabled people’s organisations across the capital. Operation Disabled Vote is based on the principle that
Employment Mark Harper

Government plans to restrict how much support any individual can receive through the Access to Work (AtW) scheme are a “huge concern” and will damage efforts to encourage Deaf people to become teachers, lawyers and politicians, campaigners have warned. They spoke out after Mark Harper, the Conservative minister for disabled people, announced further reforms
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