Face Equality International
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Blog February 13, 2021
Dating with a difference and the role of dating platforms

Zoe Cross “People with a disability should use a specialist dating site for the disabled. Achieving positive date matching outcomes for people with a visible disability can be challenging.” This essentially was the message a female would-be customer of a dating portal received recently. The woman involved is a BBC journalist and a wheelchair user

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Archive for May, 2019

A Thank You from Our Founder

The first Week of many… People with unusual-looking faces have been all over the media and social media in the last week! Whether on, Turkish, Canadian or Taiwan TV or Channel 5 or BBC World TV or in local media (as in Grand Rapids, Missouri), it has been so refreshing to see their faces and […]

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What Face Equality means to the first winner of ‘Miss Unique Beauty UK’

Lauren-Marie 1. What does face equality mean to you? To me, face equality is about ensuring that every individual has an equal opportunity to make the most of their lives and talents, regardless of any facial difference or disfigurement they have. No one should be treated unfairly or have limited chances in society because of the way they were born or […]

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Face Equality in Taiwan

Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation   1.What does your NGO do to support people with disfigurements? Since 1981, the mission of Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation has been to provide comprehensive services for burn survivors and people with facial disfigurements in order to assist them in their physical, psychological and social rehabilitation, but also to uphold their […]

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Face Equality at the Phoenix Society – USA

The Phoenix Society – Michigan, USA   Face Equality at Phoenix Society Phoenix Society hasn’t always called it Face Equality, but we’ve been advocating for acceptance and respect for decades. With statements like “Beyond My Scars,” “Burns are Beautiful,” and “You are Greater Than,” we’ve been reminding each other – and the world – that our […]

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Nerve Tumours UK & FEI Week

Nerve Tumours UK    1.What does your NGO do to support people with disfigurements? Nerve Tumours UK provides support and information, as well as raises awareness for over 26,500 people in the UK who have Neurofibromatosis (NF1 and NF2) and Schwannomatosis. We’re here to improve lives for people with nerve tumours, while working towards the […]

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Face Equality in Turkey

Yuzumle Mutluyum Dernegi – Happy Faces Association    1.What does your NGO do to support people with disfigurements? We provide free support, information and psychological services to individuals with visible facial differences. We offer free psychological support to our families with our volunteer psychologist team. We help individuals to deal with undesired behaviours, to gain […]

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