Dec 04
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Dr Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous to lecture on Taboos & Barriers Regarding People with Disability

On the occasion of the International and National Day of People with Disability on December 3, Former Greek MP Dr Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous will be lecturing on “Breaking Taboos & Barriers Regarding People with Disability: What you wanted to know but were afraid to ask” at DEREE. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, December 3, 15:00 – 16:00 at DEREE’s John S. Bailey Library, Upper Level, and is open to the public.

Dr Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous has devoted herself to the effort to abolish the discrimination that people with disabilities face. She is renowned for her work concerning issues of disability, as a scholar and Professor of Classics, and as Chairwoman of the Committee on Disability in the Hellenic Parliament, where she served as an MP 2004-2007. On December 3, she will talk about the challenges faced daily by people with disabilities in an engaging presentation that aims to break the taboos and openly address the subject.

For more information on the life and work of Dr Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous, please visit: http://www.bernidaki.eu/