Empowerment Cafe Weekly Bulletin 23-29 May 2015

Empowerment Cafe Weekly Bulletin 23-29 May 2015

 

ASIA: Persons with Disabilities Highly Vulnerable to Human Trafficking
www.theage.com.au

THAILAND: 50 NGV Buses to Be Handed Over to BMTA by July Including Those for Persons with Disabilities
www.thailandnews.co

PAKISTAN: Passport Office to Have a Separate Desk to Cater to Persons with Disabilities, Infants, Elderly
www.dailytimes.com.pk

WORLD: Disability Etiquette Tips
www.goldfm.lk/life

TURKEY: Turkish Family Ministry to Launch Daycare Units for Elderly, Persons with Disabilities
www.hurriyetdailynews.com

PHILIPPINES: Philracom to Boost Disabled Jockeys’ Funds
www.philstar.com/sports

NORTH KOREA: North Korean Refugee Ji Seong-ho Alerts to Plight of Persons with Disabilities (SLIDESHOW)
www.demotix.com/news

AUSTRALIA: Muscling Up Against Disability
www.uq.edu.au/news

WORLD: 8 Things You Might Not Have Known About Autism
www.autismspeaks.org/news

CAMBODIA: Disabled Medal Winners Receive Rewards Six Months After Competition
www.khmertimeskh.com/news

INDIA: Boy  with Visual Disability Scores 91.4 Percent
www.rediff.com

IRAN: Iran Honors War-Disabled
www.tehrantimes.com

WORLD: 7 Steps You Can Take to Prevent Wandering at Your Child’s School
www.autismspeaks.org

CAMBODIA: Prime Minister Meets Cambodian Athletes with Disabilities
www.akp.gov.kh

NEPAL: Help Needed for Quake Disabled (VIDEO)
www.reuters.com/video

IRAN: Disabled Iranian with 130 Patents to His Name, Still on Job Hunting Mission
www.tehrantimes.com

WORLD: Toys with Disabilities 'Very Affirming' - Toy Like Me Campaigner
www.bbc.com/news

AUSTRALIA: Persons with Disabilities Can’t Access All Areas at Beechworth Post
www.bordermail.com.au

SINGAPORE: Over 1,250 Take Part in SG50 Sports Event for Persons with Intellectual Disability
www.straitstimes.com/news

TAIWAN: Kids with Disabilities Now 'Angels' of Taiwan
www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world

WORLD: Never Mind the Learning Disability, Here's PKN (VIDEO)
www.bbc.com/news

WORLD: Persons with Disabilities to Have Free Access to European Games
www.news.az/articles

CAMBODIA: Cambodian PM Criticizes Officials for Negligence of Athletes with Disabilities
www.akp.gov.kh

NEPAL: Mental Distress Rises Amid the Devastation
www.aljazeera.com/indepth

WORLD: 90+ Heavy Work Activities and Chores for Kids as a Solution to Aggression
www.otconnections.aota.org

AUSTRALIA: Consultation Begins on Disability Employment Framework
www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news

SOUTH KOREA: Crime Rate Soars Among the Elderly
www.bbc.com/news

CHINA: Restaurant Offers Jobs to Persons with Learning Disabilities
www.bbc.com/news/blogs

WORLD: 'Failure' on Disability Hate Crime Changes
www.bbc.com/news

WORLD: Abuse of Persons with Disabilities is a Hidden Crime We Must Face Up To
www.theguardian.com

NEW ZEALAND: Dying Patients Shouldn't Fear Disability – Advocate (VIDEO)
www.3news.co.nz

JAPAN: Meeting Held for Development of Sports for Persons with Disabilities
www.japan-press.co.jp

PHILIPPINES: Teaching Beyond Disabilities (VIDEO)
www.cnnphilippines.com/videos

WORLD: Man with Autism Who Graduated from Law School Passes Bar Exam
www.autismspeaks.org/news

BANGLADESH: Enhancing Budgetary Allocation for Persons with Disabilities Stressed
www.bssnews.net

PAKISTAN: Tobacco, Single Largest Preventable Cause of Disease, Disability and Death
www.pakistannewsreleases.com

AFGHANISTAN: Maimed Defending Afghanistan, Then Neglected
www.nytimes.com

PHILIPPINES: Free School, Therapy for Poor Kids with Intellectual Disability Wins UN Award
www.globalnation.inquirer.net

WORLD: Barriers to Voting — One in Four Voters with Disabilities Found Polling Stations Inaccessible
www.leonardcheshire.org

IRAN: Iran Dedicates Building for National Paralympic Day
www.paralympic.org/news

WORLD: Researchers Help Persons with Disabilities Raise Employment Expectations
www.phys.org/news

AUSTRALIA: Girl Band with Disabilities Produces Debut Album to 'Challenge' Perceptions
www.abc.net.au/news

WORLD: 3D Printing Help for the Disabled, One Hand at a Time
www.bitmagth.com

INDIA: Multiple Sclerosis – Living Many Lives in One Lifetime
www.medindia.net/news

ASIA: Australia and Indonesia Holds Conference on Islam and Disability Rights
www.aipj.or.id/en

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