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Equal citizenship and incapacity benefit reform

HOWARD, Marilyn
October 2004

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This paper begins by defining the concept of equal citizenship. It further distinguishes between accommodating disabled people, actively including them in society, and providing the required policies and services. It concludes with a set of recommendations designed to improve current welfare policies. This resource would be useful to anyone with an interest in social protection, disability and development

CRPD in plain language

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The plain language version of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is a practical, accessible and easily translated version of the official document. This version would be useful for anyone who may have difficulties understanding the original text; for example, those with cognitive disabilities or those whose first language is not English. The purpose of the document is to ensure that the human rights and freedoms of disabled persons are promoted, protected and understood by all

NDA : National disability authority


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This website provides information on a range of key issues, including: employment and training, health, education, accessibility and equality. It has been set up by the National Disability Authority, a state agency which provides policy advice to the Irish Government on disability issues. This resource would be useful for anyone with an interest in disability, legislation and government policy


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