NGO sites
Action For Autism
Parent-directed non-profit organisation working to create a society in which persons with autism and their families can live as fully participating members of the community. India.
Albanian Disability Rights Foundation
The Albanian Disability Rights Foundation, emerged as a response to the desperate need of a service which would take a rights based approach to disability issues in Albania.
Antigua & Barbuda Association of Persons with Disabilities (ABAPD)
ABAPD aims to provide access, equality, empowerment and opportunity for disabled persons.
Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD)
The goal of the project is to promote the empowerment of people with disabilities and a barrier-free society in developing countries in the Asia and Pacific Region.
Association for the Development of People with Disabilities (APRODDIS)
APRODDIS is committed to improve and enrich the quality of life of people with disabilities in Peru. APRODDIS designs, develops, and implements policies and programs aimed at public awareness, prevention, research, dissemination, education, sports, training, and employment.
Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children
Atfaluna works in the field of deaf education and allied services through audiology, speech therapy, income generating programs for the deaf, vocational training, parents' teachers' and community training and awareness programs, and a host of other services and programs. Palestine.
Center for Services and Information on Disability - CSID
They work for an inclusive society where People with Disabilities are living with equal rights, opportunities, access and dignity in comparison to other citizens of the country. Bangladesh.
The main purpose of Cilsa is to stimulate the collective conscience on the condition of the disabled and their context, promoting their full integration, so that they can develop a socially active life. Argentina.
Disability Network
Its mission is to increase the participation and contribution of India's millions of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life including social interaction and integration. The primary focus will be creation and promotion of income earning opportunities. India.
Disabled People South Africa (DPSA)
DPSA is an umbrella body of organisations of people with disabilities in South Africa.
Disabled women
A Feminist International Radio Endeavour (FIRE) space for women with all types of disabilities.
Discar Foundation
Discar Foundation, in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, has a team of expert professionals trained in special education. Its goal is to achieve working-place integration for disabled individuals. Argentina.
Institute for Remedial Intervention Services - IRIS
IRIS is a resource center dedicated to the cause of autism and related disabilities. India.
MINDS Youth Group
The group's mission is: to maximize the potential of Intellectually Disabled Persons through a comprehensive range of quality services; to assist Intellectually Disabled Persons in attaining a life of quality and secure for them maximum participation in society; and to reach out to Intellectually Disabled Persons and their families to help them overcome challenges towards social integration. Singapore.
National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP)
NCPEDP seeks to network with Government, Non-Governmental Organisations, people with disabilities, the organised and unorganised sectors, the media and the public in the areas of education, communication, training, barrier-free environment and employment. India.
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Selected news
Major milestone to promote Human Rights of desabled people
Tue May 13 2008 - Source: U.N. Enable
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities received its 20th ratification on 3 April 2008, triggering the entry into force of the Convention and its Optional Protocol 30 days late.
Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of persons with disabilities
Tue Apr 08 2008 - Source: DPI
The Republic of Ecuador deposited its instrument of ratification for the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This in turn triggered the entry into force of the Convention which will occur in 30 days on May 3, 2008.
Experts call for the protection of sexual and reproductive health of person with disabilities
Fri Dec 28 2007 - Source: UNFPA
The Global Expert Group Meeting on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Persons with Disabilities discussed in Brasilia ways to promote the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2006.

Rights of persons with disabilities - Wed May 27 2009

Fuente: Save the Children UK

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