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Traditional leaders 'scared' of disabled people
Traditional leaders 'scared' of disabled people
Accessing justice is hard enough for poor people living in rural areas but for disabled people in these areas, it's often near impossible in the...
Players in the pound seats
Players in the pound seats
When I ask Patrick Selepe how to high-jump on artificial legs, he gives me a big "I've been waiting for that one" smile. "You take off your...
Intellectually disabled women in India 'treated worse than animals'
Intellectually disabled women in India 'treated worse than animals'
The report by a human rights group said that intellectually disabled women in India are routinely locked up in institutions where they...
[Slideshow]Missing out on education
[Slideshow]Missing out on education
The Mail & Guardian visited three homes in KZN where children with intellectual and physical disabilities are missing out on the opportunity to learn.
Disabled children face uphill education battle
Disabled children face uphill education battle
More than half of children with disabilities in Orange Farm outside of the Johannesburg don’t go to school, despite the Constitution guaranteeing...
[Video]Russia: Children with disabilities face violence, neglect
[Video]Russia: Children with disabilities face violence, neglect
Nearly 30% of all children with disabilities in Russia live in state orphanages where they may face violence and neglect, says Human Rights Watch.
Mountain bike technology behind off-road wheelchair
Mountain bike technology behind off-road wheelchair
Just a few months ago, John Phillips from Montagu in the Western Cape could only gaze longingly at the mountains surrounding his hometown. Confined...
Teaching that embraces difference
Teaching that embraces difference
The international movement towards what is formally called "inclusive education" has seen the promotion of access and participation in...
M&G Newsroom: Searching for the Nkandla truth
M&G Newsroom: Searching for the Nkandla truth
The wait for answers on how and why more than R200-million in public funds was spent on upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private home in...
[From our archives] 'If they are raped, then so what?'
[From our archives] 'If they are raped, then so what?'
Zethu Mqopi’s* hazel eyes flash in nervousness. Her hands, scarred from years of hard labour and domestic accidents, twitch compulsively. She...
[Video]Care centres: Changing the lives of disabled children
[Video]Care centres: Changing the lives of disabled children
Taking care of disabled children takes a special kind of person. But caregivers at centres such as Eyethu are not receiving the training they need.
The female entrepreneur awards winners
The female entrepreneur awards winners
Overall winner and top entrepreneur: export markets ​...

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