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Whether you have organised a protest or taken part in a march we’d like to hear from youPeople with disabilities are among the most discriminated against in Bolivia. Fed up of being ignored, a group of them marched across the Andes to La Paz in an effort to speak with President Evo Morales. They were met with riot police and beatings.The documentary The Fight follows the group’s journey as they campaign for all people with disabilities to be eligible to receive a 500 bolivanos ($70) monthly payment from the government. Fighting for their basic right to be independent and to live with dignity, the activists face resistance as they try and make their voice be heard. Continue reading…

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The Guardian