DRPI AWARE Once Again Featured on Handi-Link Radio Show

We are happy to share with you set of interviews featured on Handi-Link.  Sreedhar Ganta discusses the AWARE project with radio host Cam Wells. Handi-Link is a program on CJAM Radio that explores disability issues. Click on the play button below to play the interview.   Click Here to download the Sreedhar Ganta Interview file Click […]

AWARE Project Featured on Handi-Link Radio Show

We are happy to share with you an interview featured on Handi-Link about the AWARE project.  Monica Ackermann and Sreehar Ganta discuss the AWARE project and the recent Employer Awards event held in India with the show’s host, Cam Wells. Handi-Link is a radio program on CJAM Radio that explores disability issues. Click on the play button […]

Onus Group Hires Workers with Disabilities in Bangladesh

Onus Group, a leading RMG conglomerate, has recruited 9 persons with disabilities in the company with a view to creating opportunities for them to earn a decent living and contribute to the economy. BGMEA President Md. Siddiqur Rahman handed over appointment letters to them in presence of Onus Group Managing Director and First Vice President […]

MRGD Workshop at the Coady International Institute

In November, 2015, Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen spent an afternoon at the Coady International Institute leading a workshop on the Monitoring Educational Rights for Girls with Disabilities project in Vietnam and its use of participatory visual methodologies. The day included a discussion of the politics of engagement fostered by the project and a presentation and […]

Rajive Raturi Receives Limca Book of Records Person of the Year Award

DRPI Asia Pacific Regional Officer, Mr. Rajive Raturi is among 15 persons with disabilities to receive the Limca Book of Records Person of the Year 2016 Award from the Limca Book of Records on April 14, 2016. This year’s awards specifically recognize the contributions of persons with disabilities. The awards were presented in an award ceremony at the Habitat […]

Manila: DRPI Asia Pacific Regional Online Platform Training, 7-10 April

DRPI’s Regional Training for DPOs in the Asia Pacific will be held in Manila, The Philippines, from April 7-10, 2016. The training will test the use of DRPI’s online learning platform and tools for disability rights monitoring. We are pleased to offer this training in partnership with the Asian Blind Union and to be hosted […]

New report: Employing Persons with Disabilities: A Model of Successful Corporate Culture Change

DRPI has released a new report: “Employing Persons with Disabilities:  A Model of Successful Corporate Culture Change,”  which was prepared by Douglas Waxman, PhD Candidate, Critical Disability Studies, School of Health Policy and Management, York University. Read the full report:  Employing Persons with Disabilities: A Model of Successful Corporate Culture Change  

Bangladesh – PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES : ‘Media should use correct terminology’

Professionals, experts and rights activists on Sunday urged the government to ensure that government and non-government offices and bus stoppages are made accessible to all citizens, including the people with disabilities. From a closing session of a two-day long workshop for journalists on ‘Rights of disabled people and disability terminology’, speakers also urged the media […]

Nepal: Disability Rights include Political Rights Confirmed in New Constitution!!

The rights of persons with disabilities, going to be addressed in the new constitution of Nepal. Ultimately the long and hard struggle of persons with disabilities for their political and other rights in the new constitution have brought a remarkable result. National Federation of the Disabled Nepal has been leading the campaigns for last few […]

BPKS hosts DPI’s World Council Meeting: 28 – 30 June 2015

DRPI-AWARE Bangladesh partner BPKS to host Disabled People’s International World Council Meeting from 28 to 30 June, 2015. The meeting will be held at BPKS Complex.  International leaders of DPI will gather from around the world to meet at the BPKS complex. Some Bangladeshi leaders with disabilities will also welcome the DPI world Leaders.