DRPI key Co Directors; Marcia aur Bengt ki janib sey, DRPI key ilaqai dafatir or DPRPI key central dufter ka shukriya ada kertey hain, Marcia aur Bengt naiy saal ki mubarakbad detey hain and aur duago hain keh naya saal insani haqooq bariy disable people key liay aik kamyaab sal rahey ga.
December 18, 2012:
DRPI Co-Directors, Bengt Lindqvist and Marcia Rioux, wish to extend a holiday greeting to the disability rights community and all those involved with DRPI's important work.
The sixth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons (CRPD) with Disabilities will be held from July 17th-19th, 2013. More information on the Conference and how to participate can be found on the UN Enable website.
The CRPD Committee's ninth session is taking place now! Find out how you can follow the events here.
April 3, 2013:
Canadian Scholars' Press has published Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. A thought-provoking text for students in disability studies, social work, gender studies, sociology, history and psychology. The first Canadian book to bring together writings in the area of mad studies.
March 19, 2013:
The International Disability Alliance has developed a comprehensive and coordinated reaction to the World Report on Disability (WHO). The document was adopted by the International Disability Alliance Governing Body on January 29th, 2013.
A recent federal law was passed in Brazil that establishes a National Policy for the Protection of the Rights of Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Read a message from Alexandre Mapurunga, Presidente of Abraça in Brazil, regarding the passing of Federal Law 12.764/2012.