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The Special Rapporteur shaking hands with the Georgian minister of Justice.

Georgia is making great strides to include persons with disabilities.

Posted on: September 15, 2023
Georgia is advancing the rights of persons with disabilities by moving away from the medical model to a social model based on human rights and inclusion.  This is a profound cultural shift and deserves support. 
art depicting heads in different colors.

Observations on WHO and OHCHR's Draft Guidance on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation.

Posted on: September 7, 2023
Comments by Gerard Quinn on the draft document prepared by WHO and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in October 2022.
banner of report on transformative role of persons with disabilities in peacebuilding

The transformative role of persons with disabilities in peacebuilding processes.

Posted on: August 31, 2023
Peacebuilding is a unique moment in time when historic injustice can be confronted as such and when new beginnings can be established. This report highlights the agency of persons with disabilities in rebuilding broken societies in the post-conflict context.