Disability Rights

Disability Rights

Supporting Political Participation, Citizenship and Access to Justice in Our Projects (2022)

This policy paper defines Humanity & Inclusion’s approach regarding political participation, citizenship, and access to justice, as well as to structure projects focused on these concepts and to accompany the staff implementing them. These themes are essential to the recognition of the rights of persons with disabilities. Download the policy paper in English or French.

Inclusion Counts: Disability Data Tracker (2020)

This guideline is intended to be a tool for Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and their allies on how to advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities within the global development framework known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The thematic focus of this guideline is work and employment. The guideline will explore how the right to work and employment of persons with disabilities can be applied to the SDGs.

Support to Organizations Representative of Persons with Disabilities (2011)

This policy paper is based on Humanity & Inclusion's experience, which was acquired while working with and supporting organizations that represent people with disabilities. View report here and brief format here.

Understanding The UN Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities (2010)

This manual gives a comprehensive overview of the CRPD, and the positions taken by the different stakeholders involved including government delegates, UN agencies, human rights institutions, and other representatives from civil society, most importantly disabled people’s organizations (DPOs). This document also provides information on interpreting the text of the CRPD and providing further information for its implementation at the local, national, regional, and international levels. Download the manual