Type: Collection

Information on various human rights issues.
  • کتابخانه دموکراسی و حقوق بشر در ایران
    • The Iran Human Rights and Democracy Library in Farsi
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice
    • The Australian Human Rights Commission advocates for the rights of Indigenous Australians and works to promote respect and understanding of these rights among the broader community.
  • Advancing Human Rights
    • The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is committed to the advancement of human rights in the world. The idea that all individuals are entitled to equal rights and protection is fundamental to UNFPA’s work and to its way of working.
  • AfriMAP
    • The Africa Governance, Monitoring and Advocacy Project (AfriMAP) aims to monitor and promote compliance by African states with the requirements of good governance, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
  • All About Age Discrimination
    • Promotes the human rights of Australians of all ages--young, old, and everyone in between. Handles complaints about human rights violations in Australia based on age.
  • Association for Women's Rights in Development
    • The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, multi-generational, feminist, creative, future-orientated membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights.
  • Australian Human Rights Commission
    • This groups aims to promote and protect human rights in Australia by making human rights values part of everyday life and language, empowering all people to understand and exercise their human rights, working with individuals, community, business and government to inspire action, keeping government accountable to national and international human rights standards, and securing an Australian charter of rights.
  • Base de Derecho
    • La Base de Derecho es una compilación de los textos completos de todos los instrumentos del derecho interamericano de los derechos humanos, tales como las distintas declaraciones, convenciones y protocolos, con información actualizada acerca de su entrada en vigor y su correspondiente estado de ratificación.
  • Being a Good Father and Husband
    • Articles on determining if you are ready to become a father, how to ensure the safety and health of your children and a course on stopping domestic abuse used by men.
  • Center for Justice and International Law
    • CEJIL works to achieve the full implementation of international human rights in the member States of the Organization of American States (OAS). Offers a Legal Defense Program and training for local organizations and human rights defenders. In Spanish and English.
  • Centre for Development and Population Activities
    • The Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that improves the lives of women and girls in developing countries. CEDPA works with women leaders, local partners, and national and international organizations to give women the tools they need to improve their lives, families and communities.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    • Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. It features the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
  • Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos: México
    • Esta organización del gobierno protege los derechos humanos en México, tal como se expresa en la Constitución.
  • CUSO- VSO
    • CUSO-VSO is a civil society development agency based in Canada that works on collaborative development projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Disability Rights International
    • Disability Rights International is committed to protecting the human rights and promoting the integration into society of people with disabilities. The organization has documented severe human rights abuses against people with disabilities in institutions around the world.
  • Disability Rights Page of the Human Rights Watch Website
    • Human Rights Watch (HRW) is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. This is the Disability Rights page of the HRW website.
  • Disabled People and Human Rights in New Zealand
    • This page is part of the New Zealand Human Rights Commission website. It includes resources on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), accessible transport, the right to education, and mental illness and human rights.
  • Documentos y Materiales Sobre Los Derechos Humanos
    • Este sito de la Universidad Minnesota incluye Actualmente más de 60.000 documentos sobre los derechos humanos.
  • Documents et Autres Materials Relatifs Aux Droits Humains
    • Ce site continent plus de 25,000 documents sur droits humans. Ce site a été développé par l'université de Minnesota.
  • Economic and Social Justice: A Human Rights Perspective
    • This guide provides background information, ideas for taking action, and interactive activities to help people think about human rights in a broader, more inclusive manner.
  • Education Resources from the Australian Human Rights Commission
    • The Australian Human Rights Commission’s community engagement and human rights education program works to build understanding and respect for rights, whether at home, at school, at work or in the community.
  • Financial Sustainability for Women's Movements Worldwide
    • This guide advises non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on where and how they can seek funding to promote women’s rights and to support women’s rights organizations. Not specific to disability organizations, but some funders may offer funding to projects or NGOs focused on the rights of women with disabilities.
  • Global Fund for Women
    • This group promotes women’s economic security, health, education and leadership. It is an international network of women and men committed to a world of equality and social justice. They advocate for and defend women's human rights by making grants to support women's groups around the world.
  • Handbook and Supplement for Legislation on Violence against Women
    • This guide intends to provide all stakeholders with detailed guidance to support the adoption and effective implementation of legislation which prevents violence against women, punishes perpetrators, and ensures the rights of survivors everywhere. This page includes links to the handbook in many lanugages as well as supplementary documents and vidoes.
  • Handicap International
    • Handicap International is an international organisation specialised in the field of disability. It works alongside people with disabilities, whatever the context, offering them assistance and supporting them in their efforts to become self-reliant.
  • HelpAge International
    • HelpAge International is a global network of members and partner organisations working in over 80 countries on practical and policy work. It is the only network with a mission to improve the lives of disadvantaged older people.
  • HelpAge Resources on HIV/AIDs
    • HIV and AIDS are having devastating and under-reported economic, social, physical and psychological effects on older women and men. They have to care and provide for those who are ill and orphaned, and are themselves susceptible to HIV infection. There is an urgent need for research and action to support older people in their critical roles in household and community survival.
  • Human Rights - Bangladesh
    • This is the Human Rights' Watch's web page for information on Bangladesh. Find recent news and information about political issues for the country here.
  • Human Rights Campaign
    • The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against GLBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
  • Human Rights Country Reports on Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children
    • A collection of human rights country reports on trafficking in persons, especially women and children. Organized by region and country.
  • Human Rights Here and Now
    • This collection includes human rights fundamentals, resources for human rights education, activities about human rights, action steps to claim rights, and other resources.
  • Human Rights Model Laws and Action Plans
    • This page links to a number of model laws on issues such as human traffiking, violence against women, and child protection, among others.
  • Human Rights Network Resources
  • Human Rights Resources
    • This page contains many resources in several languages about various topics related to human rights.
  • Human Rights Watch en Español
    • Human Rights Watch es una de las principales organizaciones internacionales independientes dedicadas a la defensa y la protección de los derechos humanos. Al concentrar la atención mundial en los lugares donde se violan los derechos humanos, damos voz a los oprimidos y exigimos cuentas a los opresores por sus crímenes.
  • Human Rights Watch en Francais
    • Human Rights Watch est l’une des principales organisations indépendantes au monde qui se consacrent à la protection et à la défense des droits humains. En attirant l’attention internationale sur les situations où les droits humains sont violés, nous donnons une voix aux opprimés et nous exigeons que les oppresseurs répondent de leurs crimes.
  • Human Rights: Ecuador
    • Find reports about the general human rights situation in Ecuador.
  • Human Rights: Mexico
    • Find reports about the general human rights situation in Mexico
  • Human Rights: Nicaragua
    • Find reports about the general human rights situation in Nicaragua.
  • Human Rights: Papua New Guinea
    • Find reports about the general human rights situation in Papua New Guinea.
  • Human Rights: Peru
    • Find reports about the general human rights situation in Peru.
  • Human Rights: Uganda
    • Here you can find basic and detailed information about the human rights situation in Uganda.
  • IGLHRC: Nigeria
    • Various reports, press releases, and other documents on the human rights situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Nigeria.
  • IGLHRC: Peru
    • Various publications about the human rights situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Peru.
  • Improving Reproductive Health
    • This page addresses some key issues related to the rights to reproductive health.
  • Independent Living Institute
    • The Independent Living Institute (ILI) is a policy development center specializing in consumer-driven policies for the self-determination, self-respect and dignity of people with disabilties.
  • Information on Bangladesh
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Bangladesh. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Bangladesh. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Ecuador
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Ecuador. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Ecuador. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Fiji
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Fiji. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Fiji. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on India
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to India. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in India. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Kiribati
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Kiribati. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Kiribati. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Mexico
    • The web page for the UN OHCHR field office in Mexico. Learn more about the human rights situation in Mexico and OHCHR’s involvement. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Namibia
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Namibia. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Namibia. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Nauru
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Nauru. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Nauru. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Nicaragua
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Nicaragua. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Nicaragua. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Palau
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Palau. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Palau. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Papua New Guinea
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Papua New Guinea. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Papua New Guinea. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian
  • Information on Peru
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Peru. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Peru. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Samoa
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Samoa. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Samoa. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on The Federated States of Micronesia
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Federated States of Micronesia. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Federated States of Micronesia. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on The Marshall Islands
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Marshall Islands. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Marshall Islands. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on The Solomon Islands
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Solomon Islands. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Solomon Islands. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Tonga
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Tonga. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Tonga. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Tuvalu
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Tuvalu. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Tuvalu. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Uganda
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Uganda. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Uganda, as well as information about the OHCHR country office in Uganda. OHCHR web content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Ukraine
    • The official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Ukraine. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in Ukraine. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Information on Vanuatu
    • This is the official web page of the UN OHCHR devoted to Vanuatu. Here, you can locate information and recent reports on the human rights situation in to Vanuatu. Content is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.
  • Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies
    • The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of representatives from NGOs, UN agencies, donor agencies, governments, academic institutions, schools and affected populations working together to ensure all persons the right to quality and safe education in emergencies and post-crisis recovery.
  • International Foundation for Electoral Systems
    • IFES promotes democratic stability by providing technical assistance and applying field-based research to the electoral cycle in countries around the world to enhance citizen participation and strengthen civil societies, governance and transparency.
  • International Human Rights Conventions
    • A collection of texts of international human rights conventions, available in PDF format.
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights: A Human Rights Perspective
    • This guide is intended to help teachers introduce thoughtful examination and responsible action among high school students about the rights of sexual minorities.
  • List of Human Rights Issues
    • This page can take you to resources from the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) regarding various major human rights topics.
  • MAGIC: Media Activities and Good Ideas by, with, and for Children
    • The MAGIC website is UNICEF's (United Nations Children's Fund) response to the Oslo Challenge of 1999, which called on media professionals, educators, governments, organizations, parents, children and young people themselves to recognize the enormous potential of media to make the world a better place for children.
  • MindFreedom International
    • MindFreedom International is an independent nonprofit that unites groups to peacefully take action for human rights in the mental health system.
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights
    • The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization with headquarters in San Francisco and regional offices in Florida and Washington, DC. Through impact litigation, public policy advocacy, public education, collaboration with other social justice organizations and activists, and direct legal services, we advance the legal and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their families across the United States.
  • New Tactics in Human Rights: A Resource for Practitioners
    • Describes innovative tactics that are being used to promote human rights around the world, particularly the prevention of harm, abuse, and torture. For use by human rights advocates who wish to consider new approaches to their work. Available in many languages.
  • Office of the High Commissoner for Human Rights
    • The High Commissioner for Human Rights is the principal human rights official of the United Nations. The High Commissioner heads OHCHR and spearheads the United Nations' human rights efforts.
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    • The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide.
  • One World Action
    • One World Action works with local partners in developing countries to ensure marginalised people have a voice. Women's rights are central to all we do-- just and sustainable development is not possible if half the world is excluded.
  • Online Library
    • This is the online library collection of Save the Children and contains policy briefs, guides, teaching resources, and corporate documents about topics such as health, conflict, child protection, hunger, children's rights, poverty, and more.
  • Open Society Initiative
    • The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights.
  • Our Publications: International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
    • Reports and publications about the human rights situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in many countries around the world. Most in English, some in Spanish or French.
  • Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect
    • Resources on child abuse prevention, protecting children from risk of abuse, and strengthening families. Includes information on supporting families, protective factors, public awareness, community activities, positive parenting, prevention programs, and more.
  • Pro 169: Tool Box on Indigenous Peoples' Rights
    • PRO 169 is the Programme to Promote ILO Convention No. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples. IT offers a toolbox of tools for local activists and indigenous community leaders to implement their rights.
  • Publications from the Office of the High Comissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR)
    • Links to major publications on a range of human rights topics from the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), which a major human rights body in the United Nations system.
  • QUNO: Quaker United Nations Office
    • The Quaker United Nations Office, located in Geneva and New York, represents Quakers through Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). Since the founding of the United Nations in 1945, Quakers have shared that organisation's aims and supported its efforts to abolish war and promote peaceful resolution of conflicts, human rights, economic justice and good governance.
  • Raising Children with Roots, Rights, and Responsibilities: Celebrating the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
    • This curriculum calls readers to action by promoting citizenship, critical thinking, moral and ethical character, self-esteem and self-confidence, and education for democracy to better the life of the child.
  • Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties
    • Ratification of International Human Rights Treaties by Country. DPOs and NGOs can use this collection to find out whether their country has/has not ratified the international treaties.
  • Rehabilitation International
    • A global network of people with disabilities, service providers, researchers, government agencies, and advocates who promote and implement the rights, inclusion, and rehabilitation of people with disabilities.
  • Rights of Older People
    • Poverty and social exclusion remain the main stumbling blocks to the realisation of the human rights of older people worldwide. Older people face abuse, neglect, exclusion and poverty, which deny them access to, and benefit from, their rights and entitlements. Gender, ethnicity, disability and age can create a cocktail of discrimination, leading to the marginalisation of older women and men from their families, communities and society.
  • Sex Discrimination
    • This page describes sex discrimination as defined by the Australian Sex Discrimination Act of 1984 which aims to eliminate discrimination and sexual harassment and promote greater equality in all aspects of the community.
  • Stories of Impact
    • Read these stories of New Tactics in Action that practitioners have shared.
  • Supporting Adolescents and Youth
    • More than 1.5 billion people are between the ages of 10 and 25. This largest-ever generation of adolescents is approaching adulthood in a world their elders could not have imagined. Globalization, the AIDS pandemic, electronic communications and a changing climate have irrevocably shifted the landscape.
  • Sur - International Journal on Human Rights - English
    • Sur - International Journal on Human Rights is a biannual journal published in English, Portuguese and Spanish by Sur - Human Rights University Network.
  • Sur - Revista Internacional de Derechos Humanos - Español
    • Sur - Revista Internacional de Derechos Humanos es una revista semestral publicada en inglés, portugués y español por Sur - Red Universitaria de Derechos Humanos. Sur- International Review of Human Rights is a bianual publication in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
  • Sur -Revista Internacional de Direitos Humanos - Português
    • Sur -Revista Internacional de Direitos Humanos é uma revista semestral, publicada em inglês, português e espanhol pela Sur – Rede Universitária de Direitos Humanos
  • Sylvia Rivera Law Project
    • The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP is a collective organization founded on the understanding that gender self-determination is inextricably intertwined with racial, social and economic justice.
  • Tactical Mapping Tool
    • A practical guide to creating a tactical map. Contains many examples of maps from organizations around the world all working on the issue of torture.
  • Tactical Mapping Tool: In Spanish
    • Una guía práctica para la creación de un mapa táctico. Contiene muchos ejemplos de mapas de las organizaciones de todo el mundo que trabajan en el tema de la tortura.
  • The Arabic Netork of Human Rights Information الشبكة العربية لمعلومات حقوق الإنسان
    • هنا تسعى الشبكة العربية إلى زيادة المعلومات المتوفرة على الشبكة والمتعلقة بقضايا حقوق الإنسان باللغة العربية ، كمحاولة لزيادة عدد المستخدمين القارئين للعربية لشبكة الإنترنت .
  • The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG)
    • The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) is an independent government department, established as the national focal point institution for the promotion and protection of human rights and duties as well as good governance in Tanzania.
  • The Human Rights Watch
    • Dedicated to protecting human rights around the world, the Human Rights Watch investigates claims of human rights abuses, exposes them to the world, and helps hold abusers accountable. Has content in many different languages including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, and more.
  • The International Disability Alliance
    • This is the site for the International Disability Alliance. The provide information about advocacy, regional assistance, and several publications.
  • The Iran Human Rights and Democracy Library
    • The Human Rights and Democracy Library is an electronic database containing books, articles, memoirs, letters, documents, and information that sheds light on the violation of human rights and furthers the knowledge, understanding, dissemination, and implementation of human rights and democracy in Iran.
  • The Organization of American States
    • This organization works to unite the nations of the Western Hemisphere. They work to strengthen democracy; promote human rights; and confront shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs, and corruption. Content available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French.
  • Transgender Law Center
    • Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.
  • UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
    • The UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council, with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.
  • UN Women
    • UN Women is the United Nations entity for gender equality and empowerment of women.
  • UNFPA Gender Equality Web Page
    • This United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) webpage contains information on reproductive health and human rights.
  • UNFPA: United Nations Population Fund
    • UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies to reduce poverty and ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity.
  • UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign
    • This United Nations' group aims to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls in all parts of the world.
  • United Nations Enable
    • This site has links to the full text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in multiple languages, frequently asked questions about the CRPD, and information about disability-related work throughout the United Nations system.
  • United Nations Web Site
    • The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
  • Universal Human Rights Instruments By Category
    • A catalogue of international human rights treaties and other policy and legislation, organized by community and population. Available for download in Word or PDF format.
  • University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
    • This human rights library can help users find various human rights treaties, United Nations documents, and other content on human rights issues from all around the world.
  • University of Minnesota Human Rights Library - русский
    • The University of Minnesota Human Rights Library contains over 65,000 documents. Available in 9 languages.
  • US International Council on Disabilities (USICD)
    • The USICD is a federation of United States-based non-governmental organizations, federal agencies and individuals committed to advocacy and action on behalf of the global disability rights agenda.
  • Using Culturally Sensitive Approaches to Achieve Universal Goals
    • This page explains how the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) uses culturally-sensitive approaches when making attempts to further human rights.
  • Violence, Human Rights, and Justice
    • This course examines the contemporary problem of political violence and the way that human rights have been conceived as a means to protect and promote freedom, peace and justice for citizens against the abuses of the state.
  • Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls
    • This resource allows users to obtain step-by-step programming guidance, download resources for implementation, search for expert organizations, and ask for programming help. Site available in English, French, and Spanish.
  • World Report on Disability
    • The first World Report on Disability suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability. The report provides the best available evidence about what works to overcome barriers to health care, rehabilitation, education, employment, and support services, and to create the environments which will enable people with disabilities to flourish. The report ends with a concrete set of recommended actions for governments and their partners.