It is encouraging to note that the media (print, broadcast and Internet) in Malaysia is giving more attention to disability issues. With the forthcoming International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Dec 3), it is a good time to assess the impact of such efforts, in particular the depiction of disability through images.
What are the Abilympics? The Abilympics is a special event, named because it is an Olympics of abilities. It was first held in Tokyo in 1981, to commemorate the United Nations International Year of Disabled Persons. The second Abilympics was held in Colombia in 1985. The third Abilympics in Hong Kong also led to the...
Despite the searing hot weather, the mood was jubilant at Eco Ardence Sales Gallery in Setia Alam, Shah Alam, as participants converged for the #AnakAnak Malaysia Walk 2019.
There was exuberance in the air as differently-abled people from all walks of life gathered to show their patriotism and unity with gusto.