Germany to open central memorial to Nazis` disabled victims

Germany will inaugurate the first national memorial to the estimated 300,000 ill and disabled people systematically murdered by the Nazis on Tuesday, at a ceremony with victims` relatives.

Magnetic shirts offer independence to people with disabilities

A clothing designer has created a line of shirts that have magnets embedded into them so that the user doesn`t fumble with buttons.

Deadline for states on rights of disabled people

Concerned over the delay in response from some states to the draft bill on the rights of people with disabilities, the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment has send letter setting a deadline for feedback on the legislation.

Disabled people protest outside PM`s house

Over 40 disabled people on Saturday protested outside the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

‘India lacks proper financing for disabled people’

Millions of disabled people in
India receive only a pittance from the government`s social welfare budget- as compared to billions of rupees granted to cricket and the corporate sector through generous fiscal sops, a report says.

China shelter `sold 70 disabled people into slavery`

The workers were given the same food as the dogs belonging to factory boss.