Trust in the future?

A blog circulating on Chinese social media lists the various ways in which Chinese society today is “in a rush”. It mentions – among other things – having children through cesarean section, the race to the top in education,overuse of antibiotics and a preference for doing things through the “back door”. Few of these habits… Continue Reading Trust in the future?

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A Champion of Disability Rights Contemporary icon Zhang Haidi set to make a difference for people with disabilities worldwide

China Disabled Persons’ Federation 24th October 2016 A Champion of Disability Rights Contemporary icon Zhang Haidi set to make a difference for people with disabilities worldwide By Ji Jing Zhang Haidi, Chairperson of the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF), will assume her new role as president of Rehabilitation International (RI) in late October at the… Continue Reading A Champion of Disability Rights Contemporary icon Zhang Haidi set to make a difference for people with disabilities worldwide

China Vision at HKU Summer Workshop on Disability Rights and Equality

From July 18th to 22nd, on behalf of China Vision, Ni Zhen and Lu Han took part in the HKU Summer Workshop on Disability Rights and Equality. This is the second annual HKU Summer School on Disability organized by our dear friend Professor Simon Ng who is also a passionate advocate for inclusion. The focus… Continue Reading China Vision at HKU Summer Workshop on Disability Rights and Equality

Why Mothers of Children with Disabilities Are Suddenly Talking in Kyrgyzstan

Open Society Foundations 17th November 2015 Why Mothers of Children with Disabilities Are Suddenly Talking in Kyrgyzstan Seventeen kilometres outside of Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek, in the village of Besh-Kungey (population 3,400), something amazing is happening: Mothers of children with disabilities are discussing openly the barriers they and their children face. Even though they have lived… Continue Reading Why Mothers of Children with Disabilities Are Suddenly Talking in Kyrgyzstan

People’s Democratic Front launches campaign over disabled people’s rights

Taipei Times 11th April 2015 People’s Democratic Front launches campaign over disabled people’s rights by Lii Wen, Staff Reporter The left-wing People’s Democratic Front (PDF) yesterday launched its campaign for the legislative elections in January next year, with disability rights advocate Lai Tzung-yu (賴宗育) — who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair — spearheading… Continue Reading People’s Democratic Front launches campaign over disabled people’s rights