This page features the news on disability from Turkey in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.


Accessibility and Design

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Guide dogs change lives of Türkiye’s visually impaired citizens. (Dec, Daily Sabah)

Assistive Technology

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New tech glasses made in Türkiye aim to benefit persons with disability. (Jan, Daily Sabah)

Humanitarian, Migrants and Refugees

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Protection & Education Needs of Refugees with Disabilities in Southeast Turkey. “Given the often complex needs of children with a disability, access to information about public services was cited by families as being of particular importance.” (Aug, Sened)

Turkish man sparks outrage for kicking 70-year-old Syrian refugee woman in the head (May, Stockholm Center for Freedom)

Protection Needs of Refugees with Disabilities Only one of the 300 research participants had a job; 9% had part-time work. (Jan, Relief Web)

War in Ukraine

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Evacuating or Leaving Ukraine

'My heart is torn': As war rages on at home, these young disabled Ukrainian swimmers are stranded in Turkey. (Apr, CNN)