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  • Paralympics Is Launch Pad For Equality Campaign

    Paralympics Is Launch Pad For Equality Campaign

    With the Paralympics well under way in Tokyo , campaigners are using the event to show the extent of disability on a worldwide basis. The #WeThe15 campaign has been described as sport’s biggest ever human rights movement aiming to transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities – 15% of the global population.You can also take part in a ‘Wave of Support’ for our Paralympians.

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  • Sporting Chance To Work for Channel 4

    As part of their commitment to recruiting and promoting disabled talent in television, Channel 4 is offering an entry-level scheme, aimed at people with no or limited industry experience, for disabled people wanting to get involved in the industry and work for an independent production company during 2019-20.

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  • Paralympics Questionnaire

    Did you enjoy watching the 2012 London Paralympics but don’t take part in sporting activities yourself? If so, you may want to take part in a research study and get the chance to win some spending vouchers.

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  • The Paralympics: A Celebration of Achievement or an Impossible Goal for Most?

    CEO of Disability Rights UK Liz Sayce discusses the mixed responses of disabled people to the Paralympics and explains why we should celebrate the games.

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  • In Rio, as in Britain, Disability Rights are Under Attack Again

    With the Paralympics due to start on 7 September, Paralympians and disabled people face “a grimly familiar cycle of cuts and contempt, as the clock turns back on compassion”, claims political journalist Jackie Ashley.

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  • Sheffield Students Play Their Part in Rio Paralympic Games

    Sheffield College students have been congratulated by an international sports organisation for playing their part in the Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

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