Disabled Palestinians in Gaza face heightened threat during war
Nowhere in Gaza is safe and everyone living there is bearing the brunt of Israel’s war – from bombs and destruction to the shortage of basic goods. But for Palestinians with disabilities, the dangers and difficulties are even more extrem...
The startup revolutionizing children's prosthetics
Koalaa has developed uniquely soft and affordable artificial limbs that are designed to fit like clothing. That's made them ideal for children and for use in war zones, such as Ukraine. The company has been announced as one of Bloomberg'...
Returning to the frontline after losing a leg
Ukrainians have been resolutely defending their country for more than a year. Some, like Yehor, return to fight even after serious injury. The soldier is at the front after losing part of his leg in the Donbass.
Ukraine war: Children with special needs struggling
The war in Ukraine is presenting an additional challenge to some of the most vulnerable groups in society. Support for children with special needs remains scarce. Staff are exhausted but say they will continue to provide care.
The world's first 'parastronaut'
The European Space Agency named John McFall - a British Paralympian - as its first 'parastronaut', a major step towards allowing people with physical disabilities to work and live in space. He’s a British Paralympic sprinter and doctor w...