"Robot, stand up" - Oscar Constanza, 16, gives the order and, slowly but surely, a large frame strapped to his body lifts him up and he starts walking. Fastened to his shoulders, chest, waist, knees and feet, the exoskeleton allows Oscar - who has a genetic neurological condition that means his nerves do not send enough signals to his legs - to walk across the room and turn around.
5 Jun 2021
Young people with disabilities demonstrated their skills playing a match of football on skateboards, in Katsina, as seen in footage on Sunday. The young players enjoy playing the sport as it gives them time to socialise with friends as well as train their physical health.
24 Nov 2020
After fleeing the guerrilla group that forcibly recruited him as a teenager, Juan Jose Florian joined the Colombian Army, but then lost his forearms, a leg and an eye in a bomb attack on his family home. Now, he trains non-stop as a professional cyclist to take out the gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
26 Apr 2020
Every day, disabled people face specific challenges. But the ongoing lockdown measures have made things even more difficult for them. FRANCE 24's Yong Chim reports from the French capital, with Catherine Khédir-Clifford.
26 Oct 2019
A disabled street artist in Abidjan says painting heals and boosts morale as he sells his work in the Ivorian capital.