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Discussing the DWP Green Paper

How does the Government treat disabled people on ESA? How do employers treat disabled people in work or looking for work? Come and tell us! […]

Workplace Pension Seminars 2017

The law on workplace pensions has changed. Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme […]

‘Creating Meaningful and Effective Short Breaks Through Direct Payments’

Date: 23rd March 2017, 9.30 to 15.45 Venue: Cardiff Metropolitan University   There are only 8 places left (and falling) for this event! If you want to […]

Disability Wales head to Geneva!

Disability Wales head to Geneva! Today (11th March) Disability Wales, along with other UK Disabled People’s Organisations (DPO’s), will be flying out to Geneva ahead […]

How our rights are monitored – text only

The UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People The text below explains the way the UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled People is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Annual Conference 2017

Defending our Rights: Challenging Attitudes 19th October 2017 @ Orbit Centre, Merthyr During 2017, the review of the Framework for Action on Independent Living and […]

DW calls for restoration of disabled people’s rights

PRESS RELEASE Defending our Rights: Challenging Attitudes Following the recent UN condemnation of UK Government policy on the lives of disabled people as ‘a human […]