Ontario Human Rights Commission Updates Policy on Education of Students with Disabilities

After 14 years, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has updated its education policy on accessible and inclusive education. The OHRC says that disability continues to be one of the most common grounds of discrimination brought before the human rights tribunal and includes many cases that involve access to education and the inclusion of students […]

Congratulations Ashrafun Nahar for winning the Her Abilities Award, 2018

Congratulations Ashrafun Nahar for winning the Her Abilities Award, 2018. Ashrafun “Misti” Nahar is the founder of the Women with Disabilities Development Foundation (WDDF) in Bangladesh, as well as a member of international organizations Asia Pacific Women with Disabilities United (APWWDU) and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID).Ashrafun has developed and been part […]

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE ABOUT THE NATIONAL COALITION’S FIRST CONSULTATION Several Disabled Persons’ Organizations and Persons with Disabilities have come together as a national coalition towards highlighting the Government response towards the rights of persons with disabilities in India. The coalition will hold its first deliberation at Hotel Lemon Tree on Thursday and Friday (13th and 14th […]

DRPI Training at Yukon Human Rights Commission

On November 21st, the Yukon Human Rights Commission (YHRC) will offer a free DRPI training followed by a free disability rights symposium. Speakers include Susan Hardie, executive director of the Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS) and Marcia Rioux, director of Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI). YHRC is committed to raising awareness on inclusion and […]

New DRPI Report: Rights of people with intellectual disabilities in Serbia

We are happy to announce the publication of the new new monitoring report on rights of people with intellectual disabilities in the Republic of Serbia. The report was produced within the framework of the project “Self-advocacy for fundamental rights of persons with disabilities in Serbia”. This two-year project was run by the Association for Promotion […]

DRPI is hiring a full-time (limited term) Work Placement Coordinator in Nepal

There is an immediate opening for a full-time (limited term) position as a Work Placement Coordinator for Disability Rights Promotion International’s Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality (AWARE) project in Nepal.  Please click on the link below to read the detailed job description and learn more information about […] DRPI AWARE Work Placement Coordinators Nepal […]

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 […]