Asia and Pacific Disability Forum – Disability Rights Fund
Powered by Google. Almost 60 per cent of the world's million persons with disabilities live in Asia and the Pacific according to the United Nations UN estimates. But these figures are all estimates at present. Differences in definitions of disability, methods of data collection as well as capacity of data collecting professionals prevent a more definitive accounting of the number of persons with disabilities in the Asia-Pacific, and in the rest of the world.
APCD Foundation - Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability
He has served in numerous regional and international disability-related organizations and has been the recipient of several awards for outstanding academic achievements as well as leadership, service to and championing the rights of persons with disabilities. Aromata: People with disabilities in Kiribati do not fully participate equally with others, [for several reasons]: 1 Attitude from the community: there is an assumption that people with disabilities need to be taken care of, they are not clever because they do not go to school, 2 Unfriendly environment: this is to the infrastructure of the building where persons with disabilities have difficulty in entering the mwaneaba, or buildings to cast their vote, at the community level. However, since the ratification of the CRPD in , disability is now one of [the priority] issues [for] the Kiribati Government.
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