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 […]

Book Review: Disability, Rights Monitoring and Social Change: Building Power out of Evidence

We’re excited to share a review of the recently released book edited by Marcia Rioux, Paula C Pinto, and Gillian Parekh entitled Disability, Rights Monitoring and Social Change: Building Power out of Evidence in the journal Disability and the Global South.  The review can be found in the journal, Disability and the Global South (Click here to […]

Remembering Bengt Lindqvist (1936 – 2016)

“A sociologist, Robert A. Scott, wrote a book with the title, The Making of Blind Men, where he showed how people with disabilities, like no other group in society, are in the hands of experts, of doctors, nurses, social workers, teachers and also by their family and relatives … When awareness grew about this phenomenon, […]

DRPI Hub: Holistic Rights Monitoring Online – Launch

DRPI Hub: Holistic Rights Monitoring Online – Launch Webinar YOU CAN ACCESS THE RECORDED WEBINAR HERE (You will be asked to register to access the video) Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) has been working for 12 years to highlight the importance of monitoring disability rights using a participatory, holistic method. The monitoring is designed for […]

Upcoming Webinars – Download the Flyers Now!

We are currently planning two upcoming webinars. Download our flyers for further information. Webinar about our DRPI Hub: Holistic Rights Monitoring Online! Download a PDF version of our DRPI Hub Flyer Here Download a Word version of our DRPI Hub Flyer Here 2. Webinar to discuss our People’s Indicators Paper which will be available in July! Download a PDF […]

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 […]

Pretoria: DRPI Africa Regional Online Platform Training, 26-29 Feb

Preparations finalized for the Africa Regional Training Introducing an Online Platform and Tools of Monitoring Disability Rights, which will be taking place in Pretoria, South Africa, from the 26th through 29th February 2016. Organized by the Disability Rights Promotion International – DRPI, in collaboration with the Africa Disability Alliance – ADA. The Training (the first […]