For China’s Disabled People, Sex is Still Taboo

Sixth Tone 29th December 2018 by Fan Yiying For China’s Disabled People, Sex is Still Taboo While the country is paying more attention to employment and health care, the need for intimacy is still often ignored. A spinal tumor paralyzed Nie Shujie’s legs when she was little. Growing up, she never considered intimacy possible. Nie… Continue Reading For China’s Disabled People, Sex is Still Taboo

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Disability inclusion practices shared at China Disability Policy Dialogue

Xinhua 3rd December 2018 Disability inclusion practices shared at China Disability Policy Dialogue Innovative practices of helping people with disabilities better integrate into society were shared at the China Disability Policy Dialogue held in Beijing Monday, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. More than 80 government officials, experts, representatives of companies and organizations and… Continue Reading Disability inclusion practices shared at China Disability Policy Dialogue

No sight, but still on the lookout for love

China Daily USA 29th November 2018 No sight, but still on the lookout for love Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of stories about developments in the lives of China’s blind and visually impaired community. Parental concerns are a hurdle for visually impaired people wanting to form relationships.  While living in perpetual… Continue Reading No sight, but still on the lookout for love

Over 96% of Government Websites Hide Disabled Men and Women on Their Site

Over 96% of Government Websites Hide Disabled Men and Women on Their Site TLDR: Disabled people are almost non-existent on government and stock-photos websites, and when they are represented, they are not represented as whole individuals, but are only showed for their disability. We trawled the internet and looked at more than 500 government websites from… Continue Reading Over 96% of Government Websites Hide Disabled Men and Women on Their Site

China Moves To Improve Legal Services For Disabled

Urdupoint 2nd August 2018 China Moves To Improve Legal Services For Disabled Chinese authorities have pledged to improve legal services for the disabled, enabling them to fully participate in litigation, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) said Thursday. People’s courts are required to facilitate ways for the disabled to engage in proceeding such as filing a… Continue Reading China Moves To Improve Legal Services For Disabled

2.1 million families benefit from barrier-free homes

China Daily 26th July 2018 2.1 million families benefit from barrier-free homes More than 2.1 million people in China with disabilities have benefited from a nationwide program that aims to eradicate barriers in people’s homes in the most recent five-year period, an official of the China Disabled Persons’ Federation said on Wednesday. The program –… Continue Reading 2.1 million families benefit from barrier-free homes

Chinese envoy calls for “shared development” to address disabilities

Xinhua 13th June 2018 Chinese envoy calls for “shared development” to address disabilities Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Ma Zhaoxu on Tuesday called for “shared development” across the globe to address the issue of persons with disabilities. “In the era of globalization, we must follow the principle of shared development … and work… Continue Reading Chinese envoy calls for “shared development” to address disabilities

China’s new rehabilitation system to better help disabled children

Xinhua 2nd June 2018 China’s new rehabilitation system to better help disabled children A new rehabilitation system will be put into operation to help children with disabilities on Oct. 1, said Jia Yong, vice president of the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, at a news briefing Friday. According to a guideline approved by the State Council,… Continue Reading China’s new rehabilitation system to better help disabled children

New system to help disabled children

Ecns 2nd June 2018  New system to help disabled children China Daily Editor : Li Yan China will operate a new rehabilitation system to help millions of children with disabilities, starting on Oct 1, as approved by the State Council, senior officials said on International Children’s Day, which was observed on Friday. By 2020, the… Continue Reading New system to help disabled children

China calls for more efforts to lift all disabled out of poverty

Xinhua 10th May 2018 China calls for more efforts to lift all disabled out of poverty No disabled people should be left behind in the national poverty fight, the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF) announced Thursday in Beijing. About 5 million disabled people have shaken off poverty in the last five years, Guo Liqun, a… Continue Reading China calls for more efforts to lift all disabled out of poverty