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Education Simone Aspis with her arm around Michelle Daley
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International development secretary Penny Mordaunt has been labelled a hypocrite and an embarrassment after attempting to redefine inclusive education at the international disability summit she was hosting in east London. Penny Mordaunt’s government was already facing criticism from across the UK disabled people’s movement for its “blatant attempt to divert attention from its own
Politics John McDonnell talking to a man and two women, one of whom is signing
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Labour’s shadow chancellor has described the UK government’s decision to co-host a Global Disability Summit – less than a year after its record on disability rights was dismantled by the United Nations – as “the height of hypocrisy”. John McDonnell, a long-standing supporter of the disabled people’s anti-cuts movement, was speaking to Disability News
Activism and Campaigning Feliza Ali Ramos and Alex Marcelo Vazquez Bracamonte hold a Bolivian flag with another disabled woman
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Representatives of national disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) in Bolivia, Greece, Malaysia and Uganda have described to UK activists how they have fought oppression and discrimination in their own countries. They were speaking at an International Deaf and Disabled People’s Solidarity Summit in east London, organised by Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) to highlight the
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