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Free LRT1 rides for women with disabilities on Monday, March 26

Mar 24, 2018 - 1:11 PM

This is in celebration of Women with Disabilities Day observed on the last Monday of March

Light Rail Manila Corporation on May 29, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PWDs push for automatic PhilHealth coverage

Dec 04, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The National Council on Disability Affairs says outpatient services should also be included in the coverage

UNIVERSAL HEALTH. Persons with disabilities call for an automatic PhilHealth coverage for their sector.  Photo by George Moya/ Rappler

Online jobs eyed as perfect opportunities for PWDs

Jul 17, 2017 - 3:00 PM

The National Council on Disability Affairs trains persons with disabilities to make them qualified for job opportunities online

PWD RIGHTS. Persons with disabilities are entitled to the same rights regularly-abled persons enjoy. Rappler file photo

Discounts, VAT exemptions now available to PWDs

Dec 01, 2016 - 7:09 PM

Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo signs the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act 10754 An Act Expanding the Benefits and Privileges of Persons with Disability

PWD RIGHTS. Persons with disabilities are entitled to the same rights regularly-abled persons enjoy. Rappler file photo

Laws for disabled translated to Filipino

May 26, 2015 - 3:27 PM

Translating disability laws in Filipino would help the public especially the PWD sector to better appreciate and understand their rights and privileges says National Council on Disability Affairs director Mateo Lee Jr

Deputy Executive Director Mateo A. Lee, Jr. (2nd from left) of the National Council on Disability Affairs receives a copy of translated Filipino disability laws from Dr. Banjamin M. Mendillo, Jr. of the Commission on the Filipino Language during the turnover ceremony held at the NCDA Office. Photo from NCDA

July 20 is national poll registration day for PWDs

Jul 10, 2014 - 3:01 PM

Election officers are instructed to designate accessible registration venues while barangay officials are encouraged to provide transportation for the PWDs

PWD'S AND ELECTIONS. An elderly in crutches makes his way to the polling precinct. File photo by George Moya/Rappler

PWDs and the Philippine media

Jul 02, 2014 - 3:39 PM

How does the Philippine media represent PWDs? And how can the media become more accessible to them?