EU Institutions, Human Rights, Women and girls
Open letter to EU Decision-makers: Funding the fight to end violence against women and girls
On Friday 25th September, 15 members of the European Coalition to end violence against women and girls have written an...Read more
Time for Disability Inclusive Development!
Commissioner Mimica commits to support disability-inclusive development within the EU On 5 March, representatives of the European Disability...Read more
UN promises to leave no one behind
Today the UN General Assembly adopts the new International Development Framework known as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable...Read more
This is a link with a few lines from someone who likes you!test public testimonials Human rights?
One of the main problems I have is with the secrecy of vote. In one of my first-time voting, the booth screen was too high –I could ride my chair to the booth, but. Everyone could see whom I voted for. I made a suggestion for an more accessible booth, and the next time they had a better booth
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But problems persist until today! In the last European elections, I voted in my post office, where there were no accessible booths. The process was a shamble, I had to face the corner and make my vote there. That was not acceptable.
It is not difficult to make arrangements for me to have an election experience equal to others: my student union did it. They quickly arranged for an accessible booth for me, they just put some books to elevate the ballot box. In all the other years, they did prepare in advance this booth and I could vote in privacy like everyone else.
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Bridging the Gap II – Inclusive Policies and Services for Equal Rights of persons with Disabilities
This initiative supports the implementation of the UN CRPD and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through capacity building and empowerment of government institutions, NGOs, and DPOs.Read more
Inclusion in European’s Union Development Cooperation
In September 2015, a new sustainable development agenda has been adopted by world leaders to end poverty, protect...Read more
Building Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals: Empowering Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (India)
The overall objective of the project is for women and men with disabilities to engage in, shape and monitor SDGs implementation in India.Read more