If a ‘new normal’ is to be a better normal it must include persons with disabilities

Firehiwot Tadese, Disability Inclusion Intern – Gender, Equality and Diversity & ILO/AIDS Branch

Like many people in Geneva, I’m spending the COVID-19 lockdown outside my home country. Originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I have a masters in Cultural Foundations of Education with advanced studies in Disability Studies from Syracuse University. I also have a suppressed immune system, so isolation during this crisis is vital to keep me healthy.

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