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Disability Justice

Building a more inclusive world

Amplifying the stories of people with disabilities

Every year on December 3, Doha Debates celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities — but we are also committed to spotlighting disability rights year round. We’re examining the social and physical barriers that society constructs around people with disabilities and learning more about what non-disabled people can do to break them down. Through our My Disability Justice series, we celebrate disability-rights advocates and bring their stories to the forefront. Whether you’re intimately familiar with disability and accessibility, or whether you’re just beginning to learn, we have content to deepen and enrich your experience — live shows, original videos and artwork, educational modules and more.

“I had to change the way I thought”: A letter from managing director Amjad Atallah

To mark 2020’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Doha Debates managing director Amjad Atallah reflected on what he’s learned about people with disabilities, why it’s important that they tell their own stories and what Doha Debates is doing to educate ourselves and others. Read his letter for a personal and poignant perspective on what it takes to make our world more inclusive.

Live shows on disability rights

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#DearWorldLive: Disability Justice: Breaking down barriers

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#DearWorldLive: Addressing Disability Rights During COVID-19

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Disability Justice: My World series

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My Disability Justice: Tanya Herasymova

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My Disability Justice: Ambrose Murangira

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My Disability Justice: Kathryn Lyons

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My Disability Justice: Hasaan Hawthorne

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My Disability Justice: Karen Vasquez

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My Disability Justice: Marisa Hamamoto

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My Disability Justice: Pauline Castres

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My Disability Justice: Aaron Wolf

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My Disability Justice: Tamara Mena

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My Disability Justice: Sahera Khan

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My Disability Justice: Hazem Ibrahim

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My Disability Justice: Aubrie Lee

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My Disability Justice: Olivier Jeannel

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My Disability Justice: Deepa Manoj Vispute

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My Disability Justice: James LeBrecht

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My Disability Justice: Judith Heumann

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My Disability Justice: Faisel Al-Kooheji

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My Disability Justice: Nawaal Akram

My Disability Justice series

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My Disability Justice: The dancer

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My Disability Justice: The activist

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My Disability Justice: The painter

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My Disability Justice: Journeys of empowerment

Activists in the disability community are #SolvingIt

#SolvingIt is a weekly Instagram series that highlights young activists, artists, changemakers and innovators working to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems — including global accessibility and inclusion for persons with disabilities. Be sure to follow @DohaDebates on Instagram for more #SolvingIt honorees.

The Building Cities For All training program provides an introduction to inclusive and accessible urban development. The learning modules, developed by World Enabled in collaboration with Doha Debates and partners of the Cities for All Global Initiative (C4All), can be viewed for free at www.cities4all.org.