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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 346–352.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Christine Sargent Across the Middle East, two key dynamics characterize disability rights movements: dynamism and fragility. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities accelerated regional recognition of disability as central to human development and social justice...
Current History (2021) 120 (829): 320–325.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Emma Calgaro This essay examines the everyday inequalities, stigmas, and injustices that leave people with disabilities highly vulnerable to escalating climate change risks. It argues that including people with disabilities in disaster risk reduction processes is essential to shaping inclusive...
Current History (2021) 120 (828): 274–279.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Svetlana Borodina Despite Russia’s history of state surveillance of activists and civil society, both in the Soviet era and after, people with disabilities have found ways to challenge their living conditions and push for change. Through a variety of grassroots tactics, they have historically been...
Current History (2021) 120 (827): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Celeste L. Arrington Long considered objects of pity and welfare assistance, people with disabilities in South Korea and Japan are increasingly treated as rights-bearers. Through activism, litigation, and involvement in international treaty negotiations, Koreans and Japanese with disabilities...