The report on the first ever National Conference on Leprosy and Disability which was held on 30th and 31st January in New Delhi, India emphasises on the need to integrate people affected by leprosy in the mainstream disability movement in India and advocate for significant policy changes vis-a-vis rights concerning people affected by leprosy. The report was prepared by Disabled People's International (DPI) in collaboration with The Nippon Foundation and National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People. Report on the National Conference on Leprosy and Disability in India.
Launched by the Essl Foundation, in collaboration with the World Future Council and with the help of DPI, the Zero Project Report 2015 looks at the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities around the world and focuses on independent living and political participation.
Launched by the Essl Foundation, in collaboration with the World Future Council and with the help of DPI, the Zero Project Report 2014 gives a comprehensive insight into how Accessibility and Universal Design is being addressed globally.
DPI organised a very successful side-event on 'Eradicating Extreme Poverty: Addressing the Disability Disconnect' at the High Level Meeting on Disability and Development (HLMDD) held on 23rd September, 2013 at the UN Headquarters, New York. The event was co-sponsored by UNDESA, JICA, The Hans Foundation and GCAP.
DPI has been actively advocating for the inclusion of disability in the post-2015 development agenda, especially from the perspective of the Global South.
DPI India (National Disability Network) filed a parallel report on Women with Disabilities for India's upcoming review by the Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
DPI-India (National Disability Network) submitted a parallel report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in the light of India’s review. The report captured the current situation of children with disabilities in the country. Click on the link to read the report.
DPI has been actively participating and contributing to the discussions on MDGs and the Post 2015 development agenda. Please click on the link below to read DPI's response to the UN Secretary General's report on the Post-2015 Agenda.
Launched by the Essl Foundation, in collaboration with the World Future Council and with the help of DPI, the Zero Project Report 2013 gives a detailed insight into how various countries are addressing the issue of Employment for Persons with Disabilities.
In 2012, DPI undertook an intensive study amongst it's member national assemblies from around the globe on the WHO CBR Guidelines. Click on the link the read the summary statements and final position paper.
The second edition to the CRPD Progress Report on ICT Accessibility, this report was released by G3ict during the Fifth Conference of State Parties in September 2012. The Report includes data on 52 countries representing 77.4 percent of the World Population highlighting the serious gaps in ICT Accessibility for persons with disabilities.
G3ict in cooperation with DPI conducted a study amongst 32 countries to assess the degree of compliance of State Parties with the ICT Accessibility provisions of the CRPD. These findings were compiled into a Progress Report that shows overall results of the key ICT accessibility obligations derived from the CRPD.