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the paralympics are taking place in Rio this yearParalympics 2016: What does the para in Paralympics mean?
Monday, 12 September 2016
RIO is playing host to thousands of disabled athletes at this year’s Paralympic Games. But where does the name come from? The Paralympics gives disabled...
the Preslar familyShould Parents of Children With Severe Disabilities Be Allowed to Stop Their Growth?
Thursday, 9 June 2016
Sicky gazed up toward the pine trees as his mother, Cindy Preslar, pushed him along the village road in an orange jogging stroller. She was marking the...
Barbra Streisand became the cover of a US magazine adGiving a Name, and Dignity, to a Disability
Friday, 3 June 2016
Idiot. Imbecile. Cretin. Feebleminded. Moron. Retarded. Offensive now but once quite acceptable, these terms figured in the research for a lengthy article I...
forced marriage for adults with learning disabilitiesForced marriage blights the lives of scores of learning disabled people
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
More than 50 cases of people with learning disabilities being forced to wed were reported last year. And while the main motivation was to provide a carer,...
Employing disabled people a long term investmentEmploying people with disablities is a long-term investment, says ILO
Friday, 20 May 2016
Elly Burhaini Faizal, The Jakarta Post -- Employing disabled people must be seen as a long-term investment because the resulting benefits cannot be enjoyed...

Recent Acivities

kirim 1HI supports Yogyakarta Municipality Government to be Inclusive City
Monday, 17 October 2016
To support Yogyakarta towards an Inclusive City, Handicap International signs an MoU with the Mayor of Yogyakarta regarding the implementation of AFC...
IMG 3834Representatives of the Government of Indonesia Evaluates Works of Handicap International
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
As the follow-up of the last successful regular monitoring visit in Kupang, NTT Province by the Ministry of Social Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, and...
HI Newsletter - Timor Leste National Action Plan PHOTONational Disability Action Plan
Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Handicap International is helping turn the National Action Plan for People with Disabilities (2014-2018) into reality in Timor-Leste. So a Mid-Term Review...
IMG 3616Handicap International Signed Partnership Agreement with BAPPEDA and Gunungkidul District Government to Implement AFC Project
Monday, 5 September 2016
Handicap International (HI) signed its first partnership agreement with Gunungkidul District on 30 August 2016 with the Head of BAPPEDA of Gunungkidul...
TVRI shooting editedTVRI Yogyakarta covers Handicap International’s Profile
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
On 9 August 2016, TVRI Yogyakarta, a state-owned local TV channel, covered HI’s profile to be presented in their program Kami Bisa! (We can!). After a...

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