A programme on SAT-7’s Turkish channel is challenging cultural perspectives on disability and seeking to inspire change in communities. Obstacle Overcomers aims to counter negative stereotypes and discrimination by featuring the stories and achievements of individuals with genetic disorders, physical disabilities and mental impairments. The programme highlights the value of each person. “Viewers have to see the world through […]
Disabled people are among the most marginalised groups in the Middle East and North Africa. Thanks to low awareness and a culture of shame, disabled children are sometimes hidden away and never schooled or integrated into society.