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The Barcelona forward will promote a device that aids the blind and visually impaired.

Being a disabled Muslim woman may mean experiencing more discrimination and obstacles in your path but Sannah Hussain is changing and challenging the status quo of disabled females.

Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

Nusrat Sidiq

Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

In-depth: Indian troops' brutal use of pellet shotguns against Kashmiri protesters has left thousands partially or fully blinded, including innocent women and children, writes Nusrat Sidiq.

The art of living with disability in Gaza

Raya al-Jadir

The art of living with disability in Gaza

Living with Muscular Dystrophy under siege in Gaza, Mohamed Dalo is fighting through his art, reports Raya al-Jadir.

Beirut restaurant launches braille menu for the <em>visually</em> <em>impaired</em>

Sarah Khalil

Beirut restaurant launches braille menu for the visually impaired

Casper & Gambini's Beirut branch released a braille menu to aid visually impaired customers, after it proved a hit with its ...

Rory Evans

What's the point of aid under occupation?

Comment: Aid to Palestinians is clearly not a long-term solution, but with an increasingly stale political outlook, life must go on, and aid plays an essential role, writes Rory Evans.

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Gaza children blinded by violence read again

Hundreds of Palestinian children - many injured by Israeli violence - are readjusting to life with the help of technology that will help them.

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Blind Lebanese entrepreneur named in Forbes 30 under 30

A young Lebanese entrepreneur has been recognised by the prestigious business magazine for using her unique perspective in helping blind ...

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Algerian team faces expulsion from Paralympics for no-shows

An Algerian women's goalball team faces possible expulsion from the Paralympics after not showing up for their matches against the US and ...

New Qatar-made braille keyboard launches in App Store

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New Qatar-made braille keyboard launches in App Store

A new app developed by researchers in Qatar aims to allow visually impaired users to type in Braille faster and more ...

Belal Dabour

Erez crossing used to extort ordinary Gazans

Comment: Travelling between Gaza and Israel means running the gauntlet of the Erez checkpoint, where many Palestinians are arrested for ...

Egypt cinema screens first animated film for <em>visually</em>-<em>impaired</em> children

Nada Ramadan

Egypt cinema screens first animated film for visually-impaired children

Egypt's Zawya cinema and Masreya Media studio are once again joining forces to screen a popular animated feature with live audio-description for ...

Bringing cinema to the <em>visually</em> <em>impaired</em>

Nada Ramadan

Bringing cinema to the visually impaired

For the first time in Egypt, special screenings of cinema classics with audio description are held for the visually impaired, ...

Egypt's jailed children

Khaled Abdel Al

Egypt's jailed children

Feature: Despite official denials, eyewitnesses and parents say children are being held in Egyptian prisons with adults, and in atrocious ...

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