March 1st 2017 marks the 18th anniversary of the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty*. On this occasion, Handicap International is calling on States to end the use of these barbaric weapons.
Jean-Baptiste Richardier, co-founder of Handicap International, was present at the 20th International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisors, which ended on 10 February. Here, he explains why Handicap International is committed to humanitarian mine action.
Handicap International, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, the World Federation of Occupational Therapy are releasing today 7 factsheets on the added value of rehabilitation.
ALERT – New report on the situation of mine/ERW survivors and other people with disabilities in South Sudan
Since the escalation of the conflict in South Sudan, in 2013, there has been a vacuum of information on the realities faced by conflict
survivors and other people with disabilities. This assessment intents to provide information on their current situation.