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Disability & the Global South (DGS), 2019, Vol. 6 No. 1. Special issue: Disability and the decolonial turn: Perspectives from the Americas


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Articles included are:

  • Disability, Decoloniality, and Other-than-Humanist Ethics in Anzaldúan Thought
  • Decolonizing Schools: Women Organizing, Disability Advocacy, and Land in Sāmoa
  • Adapting an Education Program for Parents of Children with Autism from the United States to Colombia
  • Precarious Bodies, Precarious Lives: Framing Disability in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Cinema


The rights of persons with disability

June 2011

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This feature edition of Sur on the rights of peoples with disability promotes "a wide debate on the impacts of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol, and evaluate(s) the consequences of this normative evolution for national and regional systems in the Global South. The final selection of articles presents a diverse approach to disability-rights, both in terms of regional representation and thematic scope"
SUR Intertnational Journal on Human Rights, Vol 8, No 14

The disability monitor initiative – Middle East journal : issue 1

COTE, Alexandre
et al
February 2009

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This journal issue focuses upon the issues, challenges and debates of social protection and persons with a disability in the Middle East and contains informative articles about social protection in the Middle Eastern context regarding policy and good practices. This issue includes articles about social protection topics such as gate keeping and social services, and has a practical focus on the three issues of health insurance, cash transfer and exemption. It also includes a list of relevant publications

The journal is an advocacy initiative that gathers and disseminates information on relevant disability topics underpinning the move towards full participation and equal opportunities of people with disabilities. It is primarily based on field research consulting with people with disabilities, service providers, members of civil society, government officials and local authorities

The Disability Monitor Initiative – Middle East Journal, Issue 1

Global mental health

September 2007

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"Mental health disorders represent a largely hidden, if not substantial proportion of the world's disease burden. They can often be neglected, especially in low and middle-income countries, many of which have no resources to tackle mental-health concerns. The Lancet Series on Global Mental Health draws together leading experts from the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, UK, The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and, WHO to highlight the gaps in mental-health services worldwide, and to formulate a clear call to action"
The Lancet, Volume 370, Issue 9590

Communicating for advocacy : an agent for social change [whole issue]


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This issue assesses the work, learning and impact of the Communicating for Advocacy project, which ran from 2002-2005. It brings together experiences, stories, voices and methodologies from the project and identifies the key lessons learned. It highlights the extent to which advocacy activities become vehicles for social change and essential empowerment tools, forcing difficult questions to the fore, questioning the status quo and striving for change

Communicating for advocacy [whole issue]


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This issue of Health Alert was conceptualized as an offshoot of the Communicating for Advocacy (CfA) Project of Healthlink Worldwide together with its partner organisations in Asia, including HAIN-Philippines. It features articles showing the importance of advocacy in NGO activities to influence polices and advance their cause. It presents some of the basic concepts in advocacy and working with the media. It particularly features the advocacy work and experiences of some of the CfA partner organisations in Sri Lanka (advocacy project on rational drug use), Cambodia (use of radio and soap opera to promote SRH), Bangladesh (advocacy on disability issues) and the Philippines (advocacy project of the Save the Abra River Movement)

New rights, equality and participation legislation in India! [whole issue]


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The journal highlights two key areas: the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995 (Act No 1 of 1996) in India and the activities around the world concerning celebrations on the International Day of the Disabled (Dec 3rd 1995). The new Act in India is described chapter by chapter with some supporting comments form Professor Ali Baquer (consultant on disability issues)

Our rights [formerly: Disability tribune, previously: Disability awareness in action]|the International Disability and Human Rights Network

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Disability Awareness in Action (DAA) is an information network on disability and human rights. Our Rights is DAA's monthly publication on disability rights. The newletters contain up to date information about the CRPD and news about disability rights in the UK and internationally. Links are provided to newsletters dated from July 2008 to present and to DAA's former newsletter, The Disability Tribune. The newletters are available to download in word, PDF and text format. This resource is useful for people in disability and development focusing upon the rights-based initiative

Journal of EWR and mine action

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This online journal covers a range of topics relevant to the campaign to ban land mines. It features a section on victim and survivor assistance, and allows viewers to search as well as contribute articles
Three times a year
Free online

IDA's human rights publication series


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"Annual journal dedicated to sharing and gathering information, practices and experiences related to implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) from different sources including organisations of persons with disabilities (DPOs), NGOs, national human rights institutions (NHRIs), United Nations human rights mechanisms and other actors, with a focus on highlighting positive examples of CRPD compliance. It aims to respond to an increased demand for additional guidance on implementation given the diversity and multiplication of practices worldwide"

Women's health journal

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Addresses women's health from a gender perspective and promotes reproductive and sexual rights. Reports on activities of network member groups
Two or three times a year
Free online


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