ALERT – On 3rd December starts the European Disability and Development Week 2018

ALERT – On 3rd December starts the European Disability and Development Week 2018

Posted by: on Dec 3, 2018 | No Comments

For the 3rd year running, the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is championing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by organising the European Disability and Development Week.

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

The intersection between health, disability and transport has significant challenges for persons with disabilities living in low- and middle-income countries, where road infrastructure is poor and travel unsafe. The Journey Access Tool (JAT) combines access and road safety audit approaches to identify barriers to transport on journeys taken by persons with disabilities.

ALERT – 16 days of activism against gender based violence, the time for change is here and now, and HI is part of it!

ALERT – 16 days of activism against gender based violence, the time for change is here and now, and HI is part of it!

Posted by: on Nov 26, 2018 | No Comments

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. Against all women and girls, including those living with disabilities. The time for change is here and now.

ALERT – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: it’s time to increase efforts on road safety

ALERT – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims: it’s time to increase efforts on road safety

Posted by: on Nov 18, 2018 | No Comments

Today is the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR), an important opportunity to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families, friends and many others who are also affected. It is also an opportunity to call for action at all levels.