COVID19 – We can’t let the pandemic derail progress for disabled people (Susannah Rodgers, WEF)

Paralympics - London 2012 Paralympic Games - Aquatics Centre - 31/8/12 Swimming - Women's 50m Butterfly - S7 - Great Britain's Susannah Rodgers in action during the final Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Matthew Childs Livepic PLEASE NOTE: FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY - MT1ACI9932566
Powering ahead: The author Susannah Rodgers competing at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Image: Action Images
  • COVID-19 has been devastating for disabled people who face cancelled operations or are shielding alone.
  • While society is moving towards inclusion, the pandemic risks reversing progress.
  • December 3rd, 2020 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.