When creating or renovating websites, it is important to ensure that people with different types of disabilities are able to use your website. An accessible website is often coded and designed by a website developer who is aware of and follows international standards on accessible design, especially the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) produced by… Continue reading Creating Accessible Websites
These laws passed in Vietnam between 2005 and 2013. Where possible, the laws are provided in Vietnamese and in English. The language of the document is indicated in the file name.
The attached documents are reports, national plans, national strategies, training materials, standards, guides, and other materials created by Mexican governmental bodies, human rights commissions, DPOs, NGOs, or other groups between 2003 and 2014. All documents are in Spanish with the exception of one report from Disability Rights International. This collection is not a comprehensive collection… Continue reading Disability Policies, Training Manuals, and Reports for Mexico
These laws were passed between 2000 and 2014 and are only provided in Spanish.
The 14th Session of the CRPD Committee took place from August 14 to September 4, 2015. The CRPD 14th Session Documents link below will take you to a UN site where the country and shadow reports submitted to the Committee for consideration, and the Committee’s own working documents and observations/reports can be downloaded. Kenya was one… Continue reading Work of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Kenya and the CRPD Kenya was among the 44 countries to sign the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) when it first opened for signature on March 30, 2007. It ratified the CRPD on May 5, 2008. Kenya did not sign the Optional Protocol, which allows the Committee on the Rights of… Continue reading Formal Operation of the CRPD in Kenya
Armenia and the CRPD Armenia signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) along with 43 other countries when the Convention was first signed into law on March 30, 2007. Armenia also signed the Optional Protocol (which allows the Committee to listen to individual complainants from Armenia) at that time. However, while… Continue reading Formal Operation of the CRPD in Armenia
CRPD Report Process Under Article 35 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), parties to the CRPD must submit State Reports to the CRPD Committee within two years of ratification. These State Reports are to contain positive developments as well as challenges that country is having in meeting the obligations of the… Continue reading Formal Operation of the CRPD in Vietnam
Mexico and the CRPD Mexico was an early and longtime supporter of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The country signed both the Convention and it’s Optional Protocol (which allows the CRPD committee to hear individual complaints from Mexico) on March 30, 2007 when the treaty was first opened for signature.… Continue reading Formal Operation of the CRPD in Mexico