UNCRPD17 Briefing

Disabled people’s human rights – get involved! Our latest newsletter is out. You can bring yourself up to date with the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People, come along to one of our screenings and get involved with holding our UK and Welsh Governments to account. Read your guide to the Convention.

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 […]

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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 […]

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Transport: Your views

Disability Wales responds to Welsh Government transport consultations Welsh Government recently finished two consultations; one on improving local bus services and the other on the South Wales and Borders Rail Franchise. Thank you to all who took the time to give us feedback through our survey, at events and by social media. You gave us really valuable […]

TalkValleys, create change!

#TalkValleys Do you live or work in the Valleys or represent or provide services for people who do? Want to create real change in the Valleys? Come along and make your views known! 1st June 10 – 11am The Conference Centre, Nantgarw We would like to invite you to join us for a cuppa and […]

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Independent Living Workshops

Welsh Government needs your views Welsh Government are currently reviewing the Framework for Action on Independent Living. This framework was a result of our disability manifesto and successful ‘Independent Living NOW!’ campaign in the Welsh Assembly Elections 2011. The main outcome that the Framework aims to achieve is: An enabling society in which disabled children […]

Enabling Wales Project Celebration

Enabling Wales celebrates Disability Wales is celebrating the achievements of the Enabling Wales project which finishes this month after a very successful three year run. A unique project, Enabling Wales was set up to deliver: “An enabling society in which disabled children and adults enjoy the right to independent living and social inclusion” Graduates of […]

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Wales report on disability rights is launched

Government needs to implement the UNCRDP Returning from Geneva, Disability Wales will launch the Wales today at the Cross Party Working Group on Disability. Our report formed part of the GB Alternative Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled People. In order to ensure that progress is made on meeting the human rights […]

Disability Wales takes evidence to UN

Disability Wales in Geneva to take evidence of human rights violations to UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled People Disability Wales and Disabled People’s Organisations from across the UK join forces in Geneva today to meet with the UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled People. During the first ever investigation of the UK […]

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How our rights are monitored

The UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People Disability Wales have arrived in Geneva! This is an important part of the process of how we hold the Government to account on the way they implement the human rights of disabled people in the UK. Click on the image to see a larger version that […]

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