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They work with people with mental health problems marginalized by society. India, Sri Lanka and Ghana.
This site contains information concerning work with disabilities in developing countries to support NGOs, governments and other working in the field. Denmark.
DPH: dialogues, proposals, stories for global citizenship
A resource site that aims to enhance the memory of useful actions for the future, share experience and develop joint proposals to build global democracy. It also provides the support structure for a group of resource sites that are linked.
Enable Net
Computer database of information related to enabling services and technologies for people with disabilities. Disabled People's Association of Singapore.
Global Applied Disability Research and Information Network on Employment and Training.
Inclusion International
They work to eliminate discrimination, abuse and neglect of people with intellectual disabilities, support their families, education for all.
Inter-American Institute on Disability (IID)
The mission of the IID is to act as a catalyst and a broker, forging partnerships to improve cooperation for disability and development in the Inter-American Region and in other Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries.
Mental Disability Rights International - MDRI
Organization dedicated to the recognition and enforcement of the rights of people with mental disabilities.
The Center for Universal Design
The design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.
UN and Partners on Persons with Disabilities
World Deaf Information Resource Project
The Gallaudet University Center for International Programs and Services (CIPS) initiated this web site to help people find deaf-related resources around the world.
World Federation of the Deaf - WFD
It works for human rights and equal opportunity for Deaf people everywhere.
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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.

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