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DeafHope: A safe harbour for deaf domestic abuse survivors

As the festive season kicks off, the UK is set to see a spike in domestic abuse over the next few weeks as financial...
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Opening a door into Deaf History

A new BDA website opens its archives up to the public as well as allowing the Deaf community to share old photos and videos...
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BDA reps first to give evidence at House of Lords in BSL

Dr Terry Riley and David Buxton tell select committee that Equality Act is not effective for Deaf people and recommend establishment of a BSL...
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BSL Bill Passed

It was a landmark decision that will affect Deaf generations to come. At 5.05pm on 17 September, the British Sign Language (BSL) (Scotland) Bill...
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Stop Changes to Access to Work march

On Saturday 26 September, 1,000 deaf, disabled and non-disabled marchers from all over the UK took to the streets of London to protest against...
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Obituary: Tom Ferguson

Many have been deeply saddened by the news of the death of Tom Ferguson on the 7 August 2015.  Our thoughts and sympathy go...
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Inside the BSL Charter

Signing up to commit its public services to the BSL Charter – ensuring it is equally accessible for all – is no easy feat....
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In search of justice

A mock trial by jury involving Deaf jurors was held in Sydney last year – the first of its kind – to assess whether...
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Health report calls for action

“It’s terrible that such a large part of the population is excluded from receiving the benefits of our health service that most of us...
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Signs of hope in court

How robust are procedures for Deaf people in British courts? Jessica Moore explores BSL legal interpreting. TV dramas and courtroom flicks aside, most of us...