Tag Archives: Disability Wales

Keeping occupied online – webinar 2 Mar 2022

Webinar: digital options for keeping occupied online                               Disability Wales and Digital Communities Wales are offering 3 webinars in March. The first is a session on … Continue reading

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WG Consultation: Action on disability: the right to independent living

Consultation – Action on disability: the right to independent living The Welsh Government is consulting on a draft framework and action plan that aim to: tackle inequalities and poverty experienced by disabled people promote equality of opportunity provide support to … Continue reading

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Have you been offered Direct payments? Give your experience to Disability Wales

Disability Wales Direct Payments survey Do you have Direct payments or been offered it but turned it down? Disability Wales needs your views – help them design a new project. The survey results will remain anonymous and will be used to … Continue reading

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UK government to be questioned by UN about human rights violations, 23 & 24 Aug 2017

Review of the UK Governments’ compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People Last year the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) assessed the UK’s progress in implementing the UN Convention on the … Continue reading

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Disability Wales calls out UK Government on human rights violations

Disability Wales blog post, 21 August 2017: Disability Wales calls out UK Government on human rights violations Disability Wales and Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations (DDPOs) from across the UK join forces in Geneva this week, presenting evidence of ongoing … Continue reading

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Looking for Embolden Ambassadors – Disabled women in Wales creating positive change

Disability Wales blog post, 13 July 2017: #IAmEmbolden –  Celebrating Deaf and disabled women creating change #IAmEmbolden launches nominations Disability Wales is looking for Embolden Ambassadors – Deaf or disabled women in Wales who are breaking stereotypes, achieving great things and creating … Continue reading

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Disability Wales’ online Accessible Transport Survey – deadline 17 May 2017

Disability Wales Transport Survey Disability Wales wants to know your views and thoughts on the current bus & rail network in Wales and how it can be improved. The responses so far have been so useful. They need lots more … Continue reading

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Welsh Government asked to address United Nations disability concerns in upcoming infrastructure projects

Disability Wales blog post, 20 March 2017: Driving Forward Disability Rights March has been a busy month at Disability Wales. In partnership with DPOs across the UK we visited Geneva to give evidence to the UN Committee on the Rights … Continue reading

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UK disabled groups address the United Nations & House of Lords

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) is reviewing the United Kingdom’s (UK) progress in implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – which the UK signed in 2009. Guardian article, by … Continue reading

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UK government plans to help people with health conditions & disabilities into work need to improve

The UK Government green paper Work, Health and Disability: Improving Lives  set out the government’s proposals on ways to halve the disability employment gap experienced by disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The consultation closed on 17 Feb 2017. Interested … Continue reading

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