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Victim assistance

INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO BAN LANDMINES (ICBL)

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"This resource presents background information about victim assistance and links to related key documents on victim assistance"

CBR, social relationships, sexuality and reproductive rights

AMICI DI RAOUL FOLLEREAU (AIFO)

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This website presents the workshop reports and presentations of the first part of an international workshop titled: "Going beyond the taboos in community-based rehabilitation (CBR)." The workshop focused on social relationships, sexuality and reproductive rights. Links are provided to the workshop report and presentations in pdf format “"Going beyond the taboo areas in CBR" workshop, part 1
Agra, India
29 November 2012

Wheelmap

SOZIALHELDEN E.V

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"Wheelmap is an open and free online map for wheelchair-accessible places. It empowers users to share and access information on the wheelchair-accessibility of public places. Like with Wikipedia, everyone can participate by tagging places. Places that are not yet marked have a grey tag and can be quickly and easily marked by everyone. The crowd sourced information is free, easy to understand and can be shared with everyone. Moreover, logged in users can upload photos to places or write comments to further describe the wheelchair accessibility of a place. This additional information makes it easy for mobility-impaired users to determine whether they can access the place or not. Wheelmap.org is a global tool that can be used by everyone everywhere. It is available on the internet and as an app for iPhone and Android"

WE issues : convention on the rights of persons with disabilities and the CRPD committee

WOMEN ENABLED

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This webpage presents information about the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD), the CRPD committee and women and girls with disabilities with the aim is to highlight that more comprehensive coverage of issues of concern to women and girls with disabilities should be included in this process. Links are provided to detailed Women Enabled’s analyses and recommendations, as well as the CRPD committee's list of issues and the CRPD committee's concluding observations for each country. Further, Women Enabled’s reviews the concluding observations prepared by the CRPD Committee to determine the extent to which issues of concern to women and girls with disabilities were addressed

Viper

ALLIANCE FOR INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

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This website presents a 3 year project which researched disabled children and young people’s participation in decision-making about local services. Viper is an acronym for voices, inclusion, participation, empowerment and research. The project’s aim was to improve services used by disabled children and young people in England. The website presents information about the project, research and findings, as well as lessons learned and related links. This website is useful for anyone interested in disabled children and young people’s participatory research

Adaptech research network

ADAPTECH RESEARCH NETWORK

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Adaptech research network consists of a team of academics, students and consumers who conduct research involving college and university students with a variety of disabilities in Canada. Their goal is to provide empirically based information to assist and inform decision making that ensures that new policies and new information and communication technologies reflect the needs and concerns of a variety of stakeholders. Specifically their areas of focus are use and accessibility of information and communication technologies in postsecondary education, facilitators and barriers to academic success, and free or inexpensive software useful to students with various disabilities. The network’s website presents general information about the network and team, their research and related publications, and a database of free or inexpensive software and hardware for Windows, Mac, and Apple

Scenari-aid

MEREDITH, Grant

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Scenari-Aid is a free website containing over 100 digitally recorded real-life scenarios for people to work through in their own time and style. Each functional scenario is comprised of a number of steps in which the user can pause at any time and choose to respond in a time and manner that best fits their situation, style and needs. This website is useful to users for the following reasons: fluency and speech therapy for people, stroke recovery, literacy skills for people from non-English speaking backgrounds, addressing social anxiety issues and the empowering the long term unemployed

See the child before the disability

UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND (UNICEF)

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This video shows that "children with disabilities and their communities both benefit if society focuses on what those children can achieve, rather than what they cannot"

Hesperian images

HESPERIAN IMAGES

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On this website users can browse and search more than 12,000 health illustrations from our renowned publications. Registered users can organize, purchase, and download images for a price depending on usage

Realife trust

REALIFE

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This website presents information about Realife, an action research development agency. The agency's original purpose was to work alongside up to 10 local families and to develop a range of initiatives based on their needs and preferences. Every project undertaken since then has been a result of requests from local people to set something up that they simply cannot find from their local authority or other voluntary agency. Information is oprovided about the services they offer and related news and resoruces

Relevance of CBR and inclusive development in post-2015 development agenda

THOMAS, Maya,
NINOMIYA, Akiie

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This report aims to "convey regional experiences and viewpoints on (community based inclusive development) CBID with an aim to provoke thoughts, and to identify key elements for future direction regarding Post MDGs framework from the perspective of persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific, in regards to further develop the implementation of CBR, and to reassure the possibility of an inclusive, barrier-free, and rights-based society"
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International federation for electoral systems

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

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The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) supports citizens’ right to participate in free and fair elections. IFES advances good governance and democratic rights by: providing technical assistance to election officials; empowering the underrepresented to participate in the political process; and applying field-based research to improve the electoral cycle. This website provides information about election management, electoral integrity and transparency, citizen participation, and inclusion and empowerment. It features specific country information and a list of regional experts and related research and publications and events

Inclusion of persons with disabilities

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION FOR ELECTORAL SYSTEMS (IFES)

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The section of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) website features information about the inclusion of people with disabilities in elections and the political process

Young power in social action

YOUNG POWER IN SOCIAL ACTION (YPSA)

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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is a social development organisation working in 12 districts in Bangladesh to fight poverty and increase the participation of vulnerable groups in sustainable development. Their projects and activities focus upon health, human rights, education, disaster management, environment and biodiversity, knowledge and capacity development, and economic development. The website provides links to related organisations, reports, publications and news link

High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development, 23 September 2013|The way forward : a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond

UNITED NATIONS ENABLE

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This resource presents information and documents related to the high-level meeting on disability and development which focused upon a disability inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond. Related resources include preparatory documents, official documents, submissions, reports and resolutions
High-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability and development
New York, USA
23 September 2013

Article29.org

ARTICLE29.ORG

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This website gives an introduction to the CRPD and Article 29 and provides links to related documents by country

Diverse abilities help us build a better working world

EY

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Ernst & Young's website on disability inclusion has useful tools and details about disability inclusive work places.  The site contains information about their networks, people and related resources such as an office accessibility evaluation and guidelines for inclusive events

Help in higher education

YOUNG EPILEPSY

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This resource contains a support pack for higher education institutions to students with epilepsy. This pack contains: a free guide to epilepsy, an epilepsy questionnaire, dedicated online resources for students to manage their epilepsy at university, and online course for higher education staff

 

Note: this resource is free however users need to fill out the form provided

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