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Tokyo Paralympics: Disability Rights Campaign Launched By IPC

A worldwide campaign was launched ahead of the Tokyo Paralympics directed by Paralympic chiefs and various international organizations on August 18. The campaign focuses on 1.2 billion people with disabilities who are subjected to discrimination. The campaign termed "WeThe15" could be "the biggest ever human rights movement". It represents nearly 15% of the world's population. The campaign is backed by different corporate sectors, celebrities, and sports stars.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 06:54 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

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