Linda Burnip, Simone Aspis and Alice Maynard

The Guardian, Tuesday 8 October 2013

Campaigners protest outside Scope’s offices in north London last month

Protest against the segregation and institutionalisation of disabled people at Scope’s offices in north London last month


As part of our recent week of action, about 30 disabled supporters from Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) and the Alliance for Inclusive Education (Allfie) picketed disability charity Scope's offices to protest against its continuing policies to segregate and institutionalise disabled people, and its failure to do enough to combat government cuts to disability benefits.

Disabled people have fought long and hard to have a UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which was ratified by the government in 2009. The convention seeks to protect disabled people's human rights and promote their full inclusion in society on an equal basis to non-disabled people...

via the Guardian