Sunday, March 02, 2008

Disabled Women: Visions and Voices

Via BA Haller at Media Dis&Dat

A short documentary about the disabled women who attended the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 has become available online. Its called "Disabled Women: Visions and Voices," and it celebrates the experiences and accomplishments of disabled women at the First International Symposium on Issues of Women with Disabilities, the UN Fourth World Conference on Women and NGO Forum. It runs for 13 minutes and was produced and directed by Patricia Chadwick and Suzanne C. Levine, the founder of the National Center on Disability and Journalism.

Its the first time that women with disabilities had an organized presence at the conference.

Check it out.