Dubai has launched a number of new initiatives for the disabled including Smart Gate Special Counters at the airports, guidelines in Braille and ease of wheelchair access to facilities, among others.
Hamid Mohamed Al Qatami, chair
Eight Bahraini films highlighting the struggles of people with disabilities will be screened this weekend during a first-of-its-kind festival. Short films and documentaries from over 50 countries will be showcased at the Voices Film Festival 2
Discrimination against disabled Bahrainis is preventing them from finding work and making them reliant on government handouts, it has been claimed. A ‘lack of belief’ on the part of employers is to blame for the worrying trend, acc
Short films highlighting the plight of people with disabilities will be screened at a first of its kind festival in Bahrain. Movies and documentaries from over 50 countries, including Bahrain, will be showcased at the Voices Film Festival 2015
Campaigners are calling on authorities to fast-track applications for social housing for Bahrainis with special needs.
There are around 60,000 people on the Housing Ministry’s list with many families having to wait up
AbbVie, a leading biopharmaceutical company, has supported to setup a library for the Jeddah Disabled Children Association (DCA).
This initiative is part of ‘The Week of Possibilities’ - AbbVie’s global program f
Home visits for elderly and disabled Bahrainis who struggle to get around and access government services are set to be introduced.
The pioneering new 'house call' scheme will see civil servants visiting the homes of eligi
All new government homes in Bahrain could soon be specially equipped to cater to the needs of disabled tenants.
The Housing Ministry would have to instal special toilets, kitchens, doorknobs, lighting and other facilities dependin