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Children with disabilities: targeted violence and hostility

This project will look at hostility, including violence, towards children with disabilities across the EU. It seeks to identify the legal and policy framework, as well as determine how information about such hostility is being collected. In addition, the project will look for examples of promising practices of how some Member States are addressing the problem.

Disability Politics UK: call to prioritise step free access

Disability Politics UK is helping two wheelchair users in Uxbridge and South Ruislip constituency who are trying to get step free access installed at the 75% of tube stations and 80% of railway stations that do not have step free access. This affects wheelchair users, pushchair pushers and people carrying heavy luggage.

Doctors’ union finally agrees to spread the word

The doctors’ union has finally agreed to tell every GP in the country about two regulations that campaigners believe could protect disabled people facing the controversial “fitness for work” test.