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Accessibility and cybersecurity

28 April 2022

More and more aspects of our lives are moving online. While a lot of these changes have made our lives easier, cybercrime is also on the rise. It is very important for everyone to secure their devices and computers. Knowing how to do this can be challenging, particularly if you're not digitally literate or if you have a disability.

Read more about the importance of cybersecurity in our article.

Women's voices on climate change

17 March 2022

Climate change is one of the largest global challenges we face. But how do we navigate this crisis in an inclusive way? This year's International Women's Day (IWD) theme – 'Changing climates: Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow' – championed and amplified the voices of women who are working on our response to climate change. We break down what this theme means, and how you can continue to celebrate and support the women taking change on climate change.

Justifying the budget for accessibility

17 March 2022

You already know it's important to be inclusive. You want to reach more people and communicate in accessible ways. The difficult part is, how do you convince decision-makers that it's important to include accessibility projects in the budget? In this article, we'll give you a few key points to help you justify the investment.

The social model for disability

14 February 2022

There are three circles that have different images in them. One is of a woman in a wheelchair. Another is of three people talking, one of them in a wheelchair. The third shows two women looking at a tablet together.

“The problem isn’t that I can’t get into a lecture theatre, the problem is that the lecture theatre isn’t accessible to me.” – Professor Mike Oliver, academic and disability rights activist

We can view disability through two main lenses: the medical model and the social model.

Learn more about these models and the types of barriers people with disability face in this article. 

Conducting research projects with sensitive audiences: a case study

17 December 2021

A group of women sitting around a table talking

Would you be able to work with sensitive audiences? Thomas Sluiter of As We Are Research shares his experience with conducting research in a trauma-informed way. To evaluate a program designed for women who had experienced trauma, Thomas adapted his approach in several ways. You can read about his approach here.

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