Jordan catwalk celebrates people with disabilities

STORY: "I am so happy to be able to participate in such an event, because we are the ones who created these dresses", she told Reuters on the sidelines of a fashion show organised by the Orient Spirit for Development, a vocational training centre for people with disabilities.

A total of 32 people with disabilities participated in the project 'Inclusive Runway' that promotes 'the importance of accessibility and equal opportunities for all', according to the Orient Spirit for Development Instagram page.

The centre's director, Falasteen Awad, told Reuters that people with disabilities "deserve a chance and this is what we believe in. We believed in them and their skills and we also believed that they can be productive people in society."