The brochure “Disability in the Media”

The brochure “Disability in the Media”

October 25, 2023


The brochure “Disability in the Media” was developed by the United Nations Development Programme in the Kyrgyz Republic in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports, and Youth Policy of the Kyrgyz Republic, the community of people with disabilities, journalists, and representatives of UN agencies, and approved by the Council for Persons with Disabilities under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.


The main goal of this publication is to raise awareness among media workers (journalists, specialists in communications, bloggers, and others) about disability representation in the media. This brochure reveals the concept of disability and presents different approaches to its perception, introducing readers to the human rights-based approach to people with disabilities and the key principles of disability representation in different media resources.


This publication is intended for a wide audience; it is aimed at changing society's attitude towards people with disabilities and creating a truly inclusive society.



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