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Kamil Ahmad was a Disabled Kurdish man who came to Britain seeking sanctuary, having been imprisoned and tortured in Iraq. He was murdered in Bristol on 7 July 2016. Join ROFA in Bristol to honour Kamil, learn from Disabled asylum seekers and build a broader movement, on June 29th 2018.
Starting in May 2018 and continuing over the summer months, members of the Disability Benefits Consortium will be supporting Disabled people, family carers, and anyone with an experience of claiming Personal Independence Payment (PIP) to meet their local MPs to talk to them about PIP.
This meeting will be a chance to share current experiences with Access to Work, plan the next steps in our campaign to improve the scheme and agree the key recommendations for us to focus on following the publication of our research and recommendations in Parliament in October last year.
Human Rights Laws and anti-discrimination legislation: part of the struggle and part of the solution?
Campaigns for anti-discrimination legislation and demands for protection of disabled people’s human rights laws are only part of the struggle to bring about the end of the inequality they encounter through their positioning within society. As disabled activists I believe we need to combine fighting for improvements within existing structures whilst at the same time seeking ways to transform them. A guest blog post from Bob Williams-Findlay.
The National Federation of the Blind of the UK along with Transport for All and other charities are heading to Westminster on the 24th April 2018 to Petition Number 10 on the problems of shared space roads and the impact they are having on people with disabilities and vulnerable pedestrians. Find out how to join them.