Kōrero: Human rights

Disability, discrimination and access

Disability, discrimination and access

For disabled people one of the major sources of discrimination is the lack of access to facilities. This was illustrated pointedly in Auckland during the Human Rights Film Festival in May 2006. Comedian Philip Patson, who uses a wheelchair, was unable to attend the opening night event as the wheelchair access was blocked.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Richard Robinson

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Paul Rishworth, 'Human rights - Freedom from discrimination', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34482/disability-discrimination-and-access (accessed 3 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Paul Rishworth, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 28 Jun 2016