These one day workshops aim to strengthen your awareness in the prevention of violence against women with disabilities and assist you to align your work with violence prevention frameworks. Women with Disabilities experience at least twice the rate of violence as women without disabilities and have high levels of disadvantage across all measures of social and economic participation … Continued
International Conference “The Role of Human Rights Research: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities”
The event aims primarily at delving into the various facets of the broader debate on the potential and limits of current and future human rights research from different disciplinary perspectives, and at providing an original contribution to discuss and improve the policy- and action-oriented effectiveness of human rights research. Confirmed key-note speakers include: professor Todd Landman, University of … Continued
This forum series provides a space for advocates to gain practical information and share knowledge by participating in topical, interactive sessions. It’s more imperative than ever to keep abreast with the ever changing disability services and supports landscape to understand the impact this will have on the practice of disability advocacy. Agenda Disability Advocacy … Continued
Help us understand the experiences of people with disabilities using public transport. Whether you use public transport regularly, rely on taxis or use private transport, we want to hear from you! This is your first opportunity to have your say in the DRC’s Accessible Transport Project.
You are invited to this spectacular event to celebrate International Day of Disability. This event features the launch of a photographic exhibition, screening of a new film ‘From Invisibility to Inclusion’ and you’ll hear the’ Melbourne through the Eyes of a Friend song for the very first time. Free lunch included. RSVP essential.
The International Conference on Human Rights Education (ICHRE) is the forum for practitioners, policy-makers and academics to explore innovative education solutions to global challenges. This 3.5-day conference will assemble participants from all over the world for practical workshops and insightful sessions featuring the latest tools, knowledge and good practices in human rights education. The Conference will be … Continued
Free & Equal is a celebration of women with disabilities featuring performances from special guests, the presentation of the Brenda Gabe Leadership Award and a showcasing of some resources WDV have been developing to empower women with disabilities.