Author: CBR

Disability Status Report Uganda 2019

Disability Status Report Uganda 2019

The disability status report-Uganda 2019 highlights the contributions made by the Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and other development partners to promote national objectives and articles on inclusion and non-discrimination as provided in the national and international legal framework: For example, the provisions enshrined in the 1995 Constitution of the

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The Egyptian Forum for People with Disabilities

The Egyptian Forum for People with Disabilities

A social entity of associations for the disabled in Egypt. – Founded by the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) in 2014. Objectives Dissemination of concepts Establishing the proper concept associated with disability in Egyptian society. Influencing general policies and strategies in Egypt Activating the people with disability rights according to the Convention on […]

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Mainstreaming disability in the new development paradigm

Mainstreaming disability in the new development paradigm

Evaluation of Norwegian support to promote the rights of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities do not make up a small, insignificant group. As much as one out of seven (15%), or more than one billion women, men and children live with a disability according to the World Report on Disability, 2011. Most of them […]

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Foundations for a Disability Inclusive United Nations

Foundations for a Disability Inclusive United Nations

This study was designed to support an evidence-based approach to the preparation of a policy, action plan, and accountability framework to strengthen both system-wide accessibility and the mainstreaming of the rights of persons with disabilities across the operations of the UN System and is the result of a collaborative effort between the Executive Office of […]

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Community-Based Inclusive Development as a strategy for Millennium Development Goals

Community-Based Inclusive Development as a strategy for Millennium Development Goals

Disability is often synonym with poverty which is not just about economic development, though important if the resources are distributed democratically. The theoretical framework of Amartya Sen is used where poverty comprises many aspects such as lack of substantive and instrumental freedoms. Persons with disability often experience severe discrimination, marginalization and social stigmatization. The deprivation […]

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Bridge CRPD SDGs training initiative- Module 1 in Tanzania

Bridge CRPD SDGs training initiative- Module 1 in Tanzania

The Bridge CRPD SDGs training initiative – Module 1, in Tanzania, will be held in the city of Dar-es-Salaam from 22nd to 28th July 2019. This is organised by the Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations (SHIVYAWATA), African Disability Forum (ADF), International Disability Alliance (IDA) and CBM with support from Inclusion International and World Network […]

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SOUTHERN AFRICA ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EXPO (SAATE)

SOUTHERN AFRICA ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY EXPO (SAATE)

With the main theme, “Wake up and do it for yourself: To promote and advance local AT solutions for Southern Africa,” the Southern Africa Assistive Technology EXPO (SAATE) is part of the Assistive Technology Information Mapping Project (AT-Info-Map), a project of the Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD) in partnership with the University of Washington and the African Network for Evidence–to–Action in […]

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