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Disability In Times Of Conflict

Caroline Casey
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I am a social entrepreneur and cover disability inclusion in business.


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Dec 2, 2022,09:00am EST|

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A train platform filled with Purple Vest volunteers carrying a stretcher and assisting elderly and … [+] people with disabilities.

Purple Vest Mission / Access Israel

International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) celebrates the immense contribution persons with disabilities bring to business and society more broadly – this 15% of the global population bring diversity of thought and lived experience and a wealth of talent, all vital for the business sustainability agenda. But it must also be a day of reflection, because we are not there yet with disability inclusion, and a fair and accessible society for all.

Being disabled in a world that isn’t built for you is challenging at the best of times. Add conflict on top of that then it swiftly becomes a [...]

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