China’s UN envoy urges global efforts for disability care

People’s Daily 15th June 2018 China’s UN envoy urges global efforts for disability care By Yin Miao (People’s Daily)    09:21, June 15, 2018 New York – At a side event during the United Nations’10th session for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), China’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ma Zhaoxu said during his… Continue Reading China’s UN envoy urges global efforts for disability care

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Experts critique disability rights action

Taipei Times 5th November 2017 Experts critique disability rights action An expert invited by the government to review its first report on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has identified two immediate obstacles to the nation’s implementation of the UN protocol. Taiwan does not have an independent national mechanism to monitor… Continue Reading Experts critique disability rights action

China: New Rules for Students with Disabilities Inadequate

Human Rights Watch MARCH 6, 2017 China: New Rules for Students with Disabilities Inadequate Modest Reforms Undercut by Provisions Allowing Discrimination New Chinese government regulations encourage mainstream education for students with disabilities, but do not provide adequate pathways for achieving that aim, Human Rights Watch said today. On February 23, 2017, the Chinese government released… Continue Reading China: New Rules for Students with Disabilities Inadequate

UK is not moving quickly enough towards equality for disabled people

Daily Express 30th January 2017 UK is not moving quickly enough towards equality for disabled people PROGRESS towards equality for disabled people in the UK “continues to be patchy and torturous”, campaigners have warned. Campaigners have slammed the UK for its record on equality for disabled people Disability rights groups have submitted a “shadow report”… Continue Reading UK is not moving quickly enough towards equality for disabled people

Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong Attends Opening Ceremony of the 16th Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights and Delivers a Speech

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. 8th November 2016 Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong Attends Opening Ceremony of the 16th Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights and Delivers a Speech On November 8, 2016, the 16th Informal Asia-Europe Meeting Seminar on Human Rights opened in Beijing. Vice Foreign Minister… Continue Reading Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong Attends Opening Ceremony of the 16th Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights and Delivers a Speech

For Blind Students, Braille Exams Pave Way to Higher Education

Sixth Tone 17th November 2016 For Blind Students, Braille Exams Pave Way to Higher Education Traditionally limited to careers in massage therapy and music, China’s blind are gaining access to greater educational opportunities. by Zeng Yu and Wang Chengwei Zheng Rongquan didn’t want to be a masseur or a musician. But in China, those who… Continue Reading For Blind Students, Braille Exams Pave Way to Higher Education

Deaf or blind people can’t serve on juries – here’s why law needs to change

The Conversation 24th October 2016 Deaf or blind people can’t serve on juries – here’s why law needs to change You might have thought any ordinary person of sound mind can serve on a jury, but actually no. Various groups are excluded in many countries including the UK, Ireland and Australia because of legal prohibitions.… Continue Reading Deaf or blind people can’t serve on juries – here’s why law needs to change

Rights Of Disabled Not Respected In Liberia

Liberia Observer 17th July 2016 Rights Of Disabled Not Respected In Liberia By Joaquin Sendolo The head of the Christian Association of the Blind (CAB), Beyan Kota, says despite Liberia being a signatory to many human rights conventions including the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, disabled people in Liberia do not enjoy… Continue Reading Rights Of Disabled Not Respected In Liberia

UN conference on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

China Disabled Persons Federation 22nd June 2016 UN conference on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The ninth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was held in the UN headquarter in New York from June 14 to 16. This year’s… Continue Reading UN conference on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Improvements in the lives of people with disabilities since the 18th CPC National Congress

China Disabled Persons Federation 16th June 2016 Improvements in the lives of people with disabilities since the 18th CPC National Congress The ninth session of the Conference of the States parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) taking place in New York from June 2016, will focus on “Implementing the… Continue Reading Improvements in the lives of people with disabilities since the 18th CPC National Congress