ALERT – HI addresses the UN Security Council members at their first informal meeting on persons with disabilities in armed conflict

ALERT – HI addresses the UN Security Council members at their first informal meeting on persons with disabilities in armed conflict

Posted by: on Dec 3, 2018 | No Comments

Today 3rd December, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, an informal meeting of the United Nations’ Security Council on Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflicts will take place in New York.

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 – 35 Organizations Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities in Yemen

ALERT – 35 Organizations Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities in Yemen

Posted by: on Nov 12, 2018 | No Comments

As a result of the conflict and the blockade imposed 12 months ago, Yemen is facing an acute humanitarian crisis. HI, along with 34 other organisations are issuing a statement ahead of the International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen.