Glasgow Disability Alliance has released its manifesto calling for Scotland’s political parties to urgently address disabled people’s rights and experiences of inequality.
“if asked to describe a disabled person, will still think of disability in terms of someone who is visibly different for them, their friends or peer group… However, these are only the tip of a very large iceberg, and are in no way representative of the larger disability community.”
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Glasgow Disability Alliance claim inequalities have been ‘supercharged’ by Covid19, and are calling on the Scottish Government to listen to the voices of disabled people.
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“Resources directed at economic recovery must be invested in a way that tackles this inequality, rather than exacerbating it.”