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Disability, equality, and human rights

a training manual for development and humanitarian organisations

by Alison Harris

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Published by Oxfam in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- Study and teaching.,
  • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Prevention -- Study and teaching.,
  • Volunteers -- Training of.,
  • Community development personnel -- Training of.,
  • Human services personnel -- Training of.,
  • Assistance in emergencies.,
  • Humanitarian assistance.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlison Harris with Sue Enfield.
    ContributionsEnfield, Sue., Oxfam GB.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1568 .H38 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 p. ;
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3762428M
    ISBN 100855984856
    LC Control Number2003467035
    OCLC/WorldCa51439297

    Equality is about ensuring that every individual has an equal opportunity to make the most of their lives and talents. It is also the belief that no one should have poorer life chances because of the way they were born, where they come from, what they believe, or whether they have a disability. Human Rights and Disability The current use and future potential of United Nations human rights instruments in the context of disability Her area of expertise within human rights is equality and non-discrimination. She worked on the project while engaged as a researcher at the Disability Law and Policy Research Unit, NUI, Galway.

      Disability is defined under the Equality Act as a “physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities”. In – , Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, spoke to many people with disability about their lives and the changes they need. Based on what he was told, this document outlines the big issues the Commissioner will focus on to improve the lives of people with disability over the next four years.

    Using Our Equality and Human Rights Statement This statement brings equality and human rights focus to our work and informs the deliberations, decisions and actions of the Board, sub-committees and working groups, management, staff, and self-advocacy groups. We will use the statement:File Size: KB. Disability rights under the Equality Act Tell us whether you accept cookies. We use cookies to collect information about how you use We use this information to make the website work.


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Written by a carefully selected group of experts, each of the five equality issues of gender, ‘race’, sexuality, disability and social class are covered as areas in their own right Manufacturer: Routledge.

Disability, Equality, and Human Rights A Training Manual for Development and Humanitarian Organisations An Oxfam Publication in association with Action on Disability and Development (ADD). This book's basic premise is that disabled people themselves know best what their needs are and that they should be involved in the planning and delivery of relief and development initiatives.

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