This is a joint UNESCO and UNAIDS initiative that draws on anthropological perspectives. This initiative has led to a number of specific country studies, and a range of methodological manuals coming out of this work, and a roundtable meeting on an anthropological approach to stigma. These and many more resources are available through this portal
36 oral testimonies from members of HIV social movements in South Africa and Namibia in which they share their personal stories about HIV, their visions for change and their experiences of participating in social movements. The key themes include identity; motivation for being involved in a movement or support group; representation; gender; and voice.
The aim of the Disability Archive UK is to provide access to the writings of those disability activists, writers and allies whose work may no longer be easily accessible in the public domain, to help inform current and future debates on disability and related issues
"This action research was conducted in 2011/2012 by ICD to investigate the interaction between disabled and non-disabled community members in Tanzania. Disabled teachers and other human rights activists discussed in a workshop setting and observed in the field to answer the questions of how are PWDs interacting with their communities, how are the communities interacting with PWDs and what are the challenges (and possible solutions) of their activist work...This research wanted to get a comprehensive picture of the current situation of PWDs in Tanzania. It concludes that mutual distrust is the main attitude that characterizes the relationship between disabled and non-disabled Tanzanians and that only intensive and targeted confrontations and exchanges between the two parties can achieve a signifi cant attitude change"
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This website presents information about The Envisioning project where women living with disabilities and physical differences took part in arts-based workshops. Project participants created images of disability and difference that challenge the viewer to question the "less than" or "better than" judgments made regarding physical appearance and to explore alternative ideas of disability and difference. The artists’ stories and images are presented, as well as general information about the project
This website features a platform to feature the annual UK disability history month event which focuses on the history of disabled people’s struggle for equality and human rights. Disability history month details a specific annual theme aiming to celebrate the achievements of disabled people, to look at the disablism and oppression that they have been subjected to over time in all sorts of cultures, and to argue for the full equality that they are entitled to under human rights legislation. This website presents related news, events, resources and ways to get involved
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