Freelance journalist and co-founder of the first Arabic lifestyle e-magazine of its kind, Disability Horizons Arabic, Raya’s interest range from culture, TV social projects and initiatives, literature and art but her main focus is disability rights issues. A keen blogger, she launched Careless to raise awareness of life with a disability. Raya holds a Master's Degree in Renaissance Studies from Queen Mary, University of London.
Will taxis stop for wheelchair users? Will their ramps miraculously get fixed? Will doctors start to talk to their disabled patient rather than talk to their companion?
Being Disabled Isn't A Punishment For Past Sins. It's Time We Banished These Outdated Attitudes Once And For All
Coronation Street's recent storyline involving a rapist going blind reinforces an outdated message, with dangerous implications
02/11/2018 17:09 GMT
What happens when your body shape or image fails to meet the idea of what is supposed to be liked, let alone loved?
30/07/2018 07:41 BST
How many disabled people on TV can any of us name?
06/06/2018 08:20 BST
On a daily basis I encounter this baffling irony where people see the wheelchair before they see me, the person, yet fail
09/05/2018 11:29 BST