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Tuesday, 27 June, 2023

Devon Down’s syndrome campaigner speaks at UN conference – BBC News

A Devon woman with Down’s syndrome has spoken at the United Nations about challenges for people with disabilities.

Emma Bishop, 44, was speaking as a self-advocate at the biggest meeting on disability in the world, in New York.

She gave two presentations to officials about what could be done to to improve inclusivity.

She said: “When I did my speech, I felt power building inside me like a volcano.

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