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"Forward thinking"Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics
"World Enabled gives me a voice"Natasha Popovic, Refugee, Kosovo
"Trailblazers"Anand Vadya, Professor, San Jose State University
"Bring ideas into action."Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors, The World Bank
by: Raya AlJadir (@Carelessrayoon) Body image and confidence go hand in hand because if you are content with your body and accept it then you will beam with confidence which consequently leads others around you to do the same. But in reality things are not that simple and this applies to everyone disabled or not although it is quite possible that people living with disability experience this conflict at higher proportion. So here is the dilemma that many of us endure; it is a natural human instinct to love …
Over the last decade, the way in which we refer to people with disabilities has changed. Many words and phrases that were traditionally used are now considered offensive to people with disabilities. Even 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed into laws, social conceptions of disability are negative. We can change these views by being more particular about the words we use. The World Enabled organization encourages partners to use proper terminology or “people-first language.” Here’s a recap on do’s and don’ts with your disability related terms …