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Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
United Nations Human Rights (UNHR)
Wednesday 17th July, 2024
The guidelines are intended to guide and support States parties, in their efforts to realise the right of persons with disabilities to live independently and be included in the community,
Healthy Discussions Project
Office of the Public Advocate
Thursday 27th October, 2022
Lisa, who lives with an acquired brain injury, speaks with Dinesh Wadiwel from the University of Sydney about human rights, their origin, their influence and effect.
Catia Malaquias
Starting with Julius
Monday 29th August, 2022
The bottom line of that analysis is although … a contested issue, my own view is the better view of the Convention’s obligation, in particular Article 24, is that Australia
Susan Collings, Gabrielle Hindmarsh, Margaret Spencer and Nikki Wedgwood
The Conversation
Tuesday 16th August, 2022
Child protection statistics are a sober reminder of the vulnerability these families face if they fall between the cracks of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and mainstream support services.
Emma Myers
ABC News
Sunday 7th August, 2022
Craig Wallace, head of policy at Advocacy for Inclusion, says the ban on plastic straws introduces another layer of complexity into the lives of people with disability by requiring them
Michelle Hewitt
The Conversation Canada
Monday 25th July, 2022
We have set up an unnecessary division — environmentalism versus the needs of disabled people — creating eco-ableism. Compromise is the way forward, and already exists in our approach to single-use plastics.
Eve Jeffery
Monday 18th July, 2022
Ms Cox says the world continues to collectively experience a global situation of risk, the pandemic continues, armed conflicts, humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters continue to happen. ‘Despite these events,
WTFH Conference 2022
Thursday 23rd June, 2022
Emily Dash is an emerging writer, actor, producer and speaker who works across theatre and screen. Her acclaimed and wide ranging work emphasises social justice issues, community engagement, intersectionality, and
Natalie Wade
Friday 17th June, 2022
As a disability rights lawyer who represents people with disabilities and their families every day, I know that there is often a lot of confusion and fear around guardianship laws;
United Nations
Press release
Tuesday 14th June, 2022
This fifteenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an important moment for stocktaking and reflection. With 185
Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health
Tuesday 14th June, 2022
Measuring inequality is essential for identifying the barriers faced by people with disability in exercising their human rights. Evidence of disability-related inequalities can inform action to remove barriers and reduce
Grampians Disability Advocacy
Wednesday 13th April, 2022
Proud Indigenous man Thomas Marks tells his story of being Stolen Gen, incarceration and turning his life around through art. This is his story told in his own words for