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Some Charities 'Living in the Past'

Feb 25, 2009

(DisabilityNow). Some 'corporate' disability charities are perpetuating barriers to disability equality, activists have told a debate. The disability charity RADAR organised last week's debate in London to discuss whether disabled people's organisations (DPOs) could campaign effectively for social justice without forging alliances with non-disabled campaigners. David Morris said DPOs needed to challenge corporate charities which pump millions of pounds into advertising campaigns which perpetuate indignity and the denial of basic human rights by promoting negative images of disabled people.

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