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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
    • A collection of briefs about disability rights laws in the United States. PDF format.
  • African Policy on Disability and Development
    • African Policy on Disability and Development aims to document and analyse the factors that contribute to realising the rights of people with disabilities, promote their health and well-being and release their economic potential, with government strategies aimed at poverty alleviation.
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in International Sign Language
    • This collection of videos provides an International Sign Language translation of the full text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the accompanying Optional Protocol.
  • CRPD Implementation and Ratification Toolkits
    • Links to Disabled Peoples' International's CRPD Implementation and Ratification toolkits. In English, French and Spanish
  • DAA Resource Kits
    • DAA Resource Kits are designed to enable those working for the rights of disabled people to organise themselves more efficiently and make their campaigning more effective.
  • Disability Rights Law: Roots, Present Challenges, and Future Collaboration
    • This article talks about the disconnect between law and policy makers and individuals with disabilities. PDF format.
  • DPI CDPD Cartillas en Español
    • Esta página conduce a una colección de docenas de "primers" en la Convención sobre los Derechos de las Personas con Discapacidad (CDPD). Cada cartilla aborda un tema diferente en relación con la CDPD.
  • DPI CRPD Primers
    • This page links to a collection of a few dozen 2-page primers on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilites (CRPD). Each primer addresses a different specific topic in relation to the CRPD, such as indigenous people with disabilities, awareness raising, right to life, and others. In English.
  • Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    • This handbook assists parliamentarians and others in efforts to realize the Convention so that people with disabilities can achieve the transition from exclusion to equality. Html format.
  • Making it Work Toolkits
    • The Making It Work Toolkit is a set of useful tools and information resources designed to complement each step of the Making It Work Guideline.
  • New Zealand Sign Language Translation and Summary of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    • This page leads you to two series of video clips. The first set of video clips summarizes and explains each article of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in New Zealand Sign Language. The second set of video clips provides a translation of each CRPD article into New Zealand Sign Language.
  • OMPH Guide sur la CDPH
    • Cette page de liens pour une collection de quelques dizaines de 2 pages sur les amorces de la CDPH. Chaque amorce aborde un sujet spécifique différent par rapport à la CDPH, comme les peuples autochtones handicapées, la sensibilisation, droit à la vie, et d'autres.
  • Resource Kit No. 2: Consultation and Influence
    • This resource kit aims to help disabled people's organisations and their direct representatives in their work to gain opportunities equal to those of non-disabled people and to make sure that people with disabilities can participate fully in community life. PDF format
  • Resource Kit No.1: Who and What We Are: Media Information
    • This toolkit explains how the media works and how to make it work for people with disabilities. PDF format.
  • Resource Kit No.3: Campaigns
    • This kit focuses on campaigns organised by persons with disabilities which promote our independence, equality of opportunity and full participation.The kit gives the reader some ideas for campaigns, things to be considered if you are to run a successful campaign and some real-life examples. PDF format.
  • Resource Kit No.4: Organisation Building
    • This page guides disabled people's organizations (DPOs) that wish to improve their structure, how they work, how they train and develop individuals to benefit the group, and how the organization can improve its ability to change the community and the lives of people with disabilities. This toolkit is written for members of both big and small DPOs. Written in simple, accessible language.
  • Resource Kit No.5: Fund-Raising
    • This resource kit describes several strategies that disabled people's organizations can use to raise funds; explains the importance of researching funders and understanding their funding criteria before sending applications; will help develop budgets and evaluation plans; and gives guidelines in what kind of information to include in funding requests and how to organize and present this information.
  • Resource Kit No.6: Disabled Women: An International Resource Kit
    • This resource kit provides strategies and actions for disadvantaged groups and women with disabilities to improve their life and ensure their equality in the society. Available in Word, PDF, or RTF format.
  • Resource Kit No.7:Civil Rights Law And Disabled People
    • This is a Resource Kit for organisations of disabled people that need to know more about legislation to protect the rights of disabled people.
  • The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
    • The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. Their mission is to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development.
  • Toolkit on the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
    • This training toolkit on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) produced by Handicap International provides basic and detailed information on the CRPD.
  • Trousses d'outils sur la Convention des Nations Unies relative aux droits des personnes handicapées
    • This training toolkit on the UN Convention on the rights of people with disabilities produced by Handicap International provides basic and detailed information on the CRPD. In French
  • 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.
  • 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.