CRPD 17

Defending Our Rights Disability Wales has been working with DPOs around the UK on the first ever Review of how the UK and devolved Governments are implementing disabled people’s rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).  Using our preferred language in the social model, we refer to the […]


Regional event materials

Defending Our Rights; Challenging Attitudes Many thanks to all delegates who attended our regional events in June, we certainly had interesting discussions and feedback! You’ll find below electronic copies of handouts and links to key documents that we referred to in our presentations. We have also explained how you can contribute to the UNCRDP review […]


Henry Langen

Henry Langen It is with great sadness that DW reports the death of Henry Langen, a former Vice Chair who served on the Board of Directors from 2005 – 2012. Henry lived in Narberth and was very active in a range of organisations in Pembrokeshire. A former builder, he was Chair of the local Access […]


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Defending Our Rights: Challenging Attitudes events

Defending our rights in 2017 It is hard to believe that we are halfway through 2017 already! It has been a busy year with a huge focus on defending our rights as disabled people. We are holding one event in North Wales and one in South Wales to update you on important developments and to […]


UKIP Manifesto #GE2017

UK Independence Party Disability Wales have looked through the main political parties manifestos for the upcoming General Election on 8 June. We have put together a summary of each parties policies regarding disability equality which you can see on the following pages. This summarises the key UKIP pledges that are most relevant to disabled people. […]


Green Party Manifesto #GE2017

Green Party Disability Wales have looked through the main political parties manifestos for the upcoming General Election on 8 June. We have put together a summary of each parties policies regarding disability equality which you can see on the following pages. This summarises the key Green Party pledges that are most relevant to disabled people. […]


Plaid Cymru Manifesto #GE2017

Plaid Cymru Disability Wales have looked through the main political parties manifestos for the upcoming General Election on 8 June. We have put together a summary of each parties policies regarding disability equality which you can see on the following pages. This summarises the key Plaid Cymru party pledges that are most relevant to disabled […]


Liberal Democrat Manifesto #GE2017

Liberal Democrats   Disability Wales have looked through the main political parties manifestos for the upcoming General Election on 8 June. We have put together a summary of each parties policies regarding disability equality which you can see on the following pages. This summarises the key Liberal Democrat party pledges that are most relevant to […]


Labour Manifesto #GE2017

Labour Party UK Disability Wales have looked through the main political parties manifestos for the upcoming General Election on 8 June. We have put together a summary of each parties policies regarding disability equality which you can see on the following pages. This summarises the key Labour party pledges that are most relevant to disabled […]


Conservative Manifesto #GE2017

Conservative Party Disability Wales have looked through the main political parties manifestos for the upcoming General Election on 8 June. We have put together a summary of each parties policies regarding disability equality which you can see on the following pages. This summarises the key Conservative party pledges that are most relevant to disabled people. […]


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