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The right to adequate housing for persons with disabilities living in cities

UNITED NATIONS HABITAT
2015

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“This study reviews the literature on the meaning and impact of the right to adequate housing for persons with disabilities in cities. It uses the foundational framework of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), and demonstrates how the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) provides a new understanding of this complex right”

 

Adequate Housing Series

Rights and reality : disabled people’s experiences of accessing goods and services

GORE, Eleanor
PARCKAR, Guy
2010

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This report examines disabled people’s experiences of accessing goods and services, and the extent to which disabled people have been able to enforce their rights through the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). The report is based on a survey of more than 1000 disabled people conducted for Leonard Cheshire Disability, as well as in-depth interviews. The report makes recommendations as to how the new Equality Act (which will replace the DDA) can be implemented to make sure that it works effectively for disabled people

Policy paper : accessibility|How to design and promote an environment accessible to all?

PLANTIER-ROYON, Eric
November 2009

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This policy paper defines accessibility and presents the operational strategy of Handicap International in this area. It details types of intervention, targeted objectives and activities, as well as providing tools and a bibliography for reference. This policy paper is useful for organisations, programmes and projects that are interested in accessibility issues

Accessibility : how to design and promote an environment accessible to all

PLANTIER-ROYON, Éric
GEISER, Priscille
November 2009

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"This policy brief is an introduction to Handicap International’s 2009 policy paper on accessibility. It provides an overview of Handicap International's activities in this sector." It highlights several modalities followed by Handicap International to promote accessibility and adherence to The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PP brief No 2

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