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    Blind and partially sighted women press for progress

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 8 March 2018
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    On International Women's Day, our Advocacy Director, Fazilet Hadi, shares her thoughts on the importance of blind and partially sighted women campaigners.

  • Fazilet Hadi at the Vision conference 2017

    It’s time to fix PIP

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 14 February 2018
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    Deputy CEO Fazilet Hadi explains why it's important we act now to improve the PIP assessment process for blind and partially sighted people.

  • Fazilet Hadi speaks at a policy roundtable meeting

    Closing the disability employment gap: what can the Government do?

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 28 November 2017
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    We need to see significant measures in the soon to be published outcome of the DWP Work, Health and Disability Green Paper for the UK Government to achieve it's ambition to get one million more disabled people into work.

  • Fazilet Hadi, Director of Advocacy

    Doing the decent thing for disabled people makes economic sense too

    Posted: 
    Monday, 20 November 2017
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    Ahead of the Autumn Budget Fazilet Hadi, our Deputy Chief Executive, shares her thoughts on what she'd like to see included.

  • The dangers of walking briskly

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 24 August 2017
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    Fazilet Hadi our Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Advocacy explains, as a blind person using a cane, why keeping fit by briskly walking down the street is just not an option for her.

  • Image shows the Houses of Parliament

    Queen's Speech - June 2017

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 29 June 2017
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    We review the Queen's Speech and pull out announcements of interest to RNIB.

  • SYMBOLic decisions

    Posted: 
    Monday, 23 January 2017
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    Natalie Doig, our Bedfordshire Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, has shared her experiences of using a symbol cane and her journey in becoming a cane user.

  • Graphic of a stick person using a long cane

    Me and my mate Stella

    Posted: 
    Friday, 20 January 2017
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    Hayley has shared what a couple of days in her life are like as a long cane user. It’s often emotive and heart warming and shows the barriers that cane users face everyday getting out and about.

  • A change has got to come

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 12 January 2017
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    Bernie Reddington, our Volunteer Campaign Coordinator in Norfolk, tells us about the obstacles she’s faced when going to job interviews, her struggles with Access to Work, and what she thinks needs to change.

  • Tackling ignorance

    Posted: 
    Monday, 19 December 2016
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    One of our campaign volunteers in the South East shares her experience dealing with lack of understanding from staff in her local Jobcentre. She tells us why she thinks people need to take this chance to tell the Government how blind and partially sighted people can be better supported into work and while in work.

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