Articles tagged: people with disabilities
Proclaiming freedom on human rights day
As in many places in today’s world, countless people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are marginalised simply because of who they are. And as the pandemic and lockdown continue, women, members of minorities, and people with disabilities are even more vulnerable to being denied their rights and freedoms. On Human Rights Day (10 December), we shine a light on the struggles and strength of these communities, and on how SAT-7 serves them.
Hope and dignity for people with disabilities in the MENA
In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), societal stigma and shame around disability is widespread while support structures, at both the local and national level, are very limited. SAT-7’s channels seek to offer opportunities for people with disabilities to be represented, and to share their stories in societies in which they are often side-lined.