Disability rights, gender, and development : a resource tool for action

DE SILVA DE ALWIS, Rangita
SECRETARIAT FOR THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS (DESA)/UNITED NATIONS
UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA)
Publication Date 
2008
291 p

This manual contains resource materials on approaches to promote the human rights of persons with disabilities, especially women and children, in inclusive people-centered development. It is divided into three modules: Locating the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities within the Human Rights Framework; Tools for Promoting the Rights of Women and Children with Disabilities; and An Inclusive Approach to Gender, Disability, and Development. Each module includes case studies, good practices, analysis and actions to guide human rights practice and the development agenda. This manual is useful for organisations, government agencies and academic institutions who are interested in promoting the human rights of people with disabilities, especially women and children

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