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 […]

Bangladesh Country Coordinator Job Announcement: Full-Time Position

  There is an opening for a full-time position for Bangladesh Country Coordinator for Disability Rights Promotion International’s Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality (DRPI AWARE) project on employment in Dhaka. DRPI is halfway through a five-year employment project, funded by Global Affairs Canada. This employment project will identify and address the key labour market […]

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 […]

Bangladesh Country Coordinator Job Announcement: Full-Time Position

There is an opening for a full-time position for Bangladesh Country Coordinator for Disability Rights Promotion International’s Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality (DRPI AWARE) project on employment in Dhaka. DRPI is halfway through a five-year employment project, funded by Global Affairs Canada. This employment project will identify and address the key labour market causes […]

India Country Coordinator Job Announcement: Full-time Position

There is an opening for a full-time position for India Country Coordinator for Disability Rights Promotion International’s Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality (DRPI AWARE) project on employment in Hyderabad. DRPI is halfway through a five-year employment project, funded by Global Affairs Canada. This employment project will identify and address the key labour market causes […]

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 […]

India Country Coordinator Job Announcement Full-Time Position

There is an opening for a full-time position for India Country Coordinator for Disability Rights Promotion International’s Asian Workplace Approach that Respects Equality (DRPI AWARE) project on employment in Hyderabad. DRPI is halfway through a five-year employment project, funded by Global Affairs Canada. This employment project will identify and address the key labour market causes […]

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 […]