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Disability Resources - Human Rights

Links in this category: 10. Newest link in this category: 2018-01-16

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Human rights of persons with disabilities
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is a non-profit organisation whose main mission is to support efforts aimed at introducing human rights concepts and values into educational curricula and teaching practices. Persons with disabilities are entitled to exercise their civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights on an equal basis with others.
http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=15..
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2018-04
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol was adopted on 13 December 2006
https://www.un.org/development/desa/disa..
International interest,
Link checked 2018-03
APNIL, the Asia-Pacific Network for Independent Living Centers
website of APNIL, the Asia-Pacific Network for Independent Living Centers, spreading Independent Living principles and approach to the developing countries of Asia and the Pacific.
http://apnil.org/
International interest,
Link checked 2018-03
Bahá'í International Community - Human Rights and Disability
Statement to the fortieth session of the United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Agenda item 7: human rights and disability.
http://www.bic-un.bahai.org/88-0806.htm
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2018-03
Crosspoint Anti Racism
A collection of international links in the field of of Human Rights, Anti-Racism, Refugees, Women's rights, Antifascism, Shoah, etc.
http://www.magenta.nl/crosspoint/index.h..
International interest,
Netherlands,
English language,
Link checked 2018-03
Threshold Association, Finland
The Threshold Association is a human rights organization of disabled people with headquarters in Helsinki. There are about 1,500 members: people with different kinds of disabilites, their allies and non-disabled people. The Association is managed and governed by disabled people themselves.
http://kynnys.fi/in-english/
International interest,
Finland,
Finnish language,
Link checked 2018-03
All Walks Of Life
Works to prevent violence against people with disabilities. We accomplish our purpose by collecting data, providing education, publishing reports and working with other like-minded individuals and organizations.
http://www.awol-texas.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2018-03
Disability rights (AU)
The home page of Disability Rights policy and projects within the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. Here you can find a range of resources and links on disability rights and discrimination issues.
https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/..
Australia,
English language,
Link checked 2018-03
Social Assistance and Rehabilitation for the Physically Vulenrable(SARPV)
Mission of the organization is to capacity development of the of community and NGOs to influence disability policy and practice in Bangladesh to ensure the equal rights and opportunities of he disable people.
http://www.sarpv.org/
Bangladesh,
Bengali language,
Link checked 2018-04
United Spinal Association (formerly the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association - EVPA)
On May 22, 1946, a small group of World War II veterans held a meeting of at Halloran Army Hospital, Staten Island, NY to form an organization to be their voice in seeking a better quality of life for veterans with spinal cord injuries. In January 2004 the group changed their name to the United Spinal Association from the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association - EVPA. The scope of the organisation broadened and they now include all Americans with Spinal Cord Impairment.
http://www.unitedspinal.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2018-03


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