DAA News Network

USA: Republican Senate candidate critical of Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted 26/05-10 at 18.17

Rand Paul, the newly nominated Republican Senatorial candidate for Kentucky, has voiced opposition to both the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Paul, who claims to have a mandate from the ultra-rightwing Tea Party, m ...

Europe: European Disability Forum (EDF) meets President of the European Council

Posted 20/04-10 at 22.18

On April 16th, leaders of the EDF met Herman Van Rompuy, the new President of the European Council. The meeting was called to lobby for the mainstreaming of disability in the forthcoming 10-year strategy for economic and social development in the ...

UK: Tories promise £1m to help disabled people into political office and the civil service

Posted 28/01-10 at 13.42

If they come to power in the forthcoming elections, the Conservative Party says they will create a fund to support disabled people who want to become MPs, local councilors or civil servants.The money will be spent to cover such things as adapting ...

DAA News Archive

Countries

» United Kingdom» United States» Canada» Africa» Bangladesh» Bulgaria» Asia» Europe» Northern Ireland» Russia» Serbia» Latin/South America» United Nations» Slovenia» Palestine» Rumania» Mozambique» South east Asia» Uganda» Isreal» Bosnia» India» Nigeria» International» Mauritius» Zambia» Haiti» Ireland» Italy» Bosnia and Herzegovinia » Japan» Tanzania» Pakistan» Rwanda» Egypt» Philippines» Hungary» Croatia» South Africa» Spain» Malaysia» Somalia» Ghana» Indonesia» Somaliland» International» Vietnam» Pacific Rim» Jordan» Australia» Dubai» New Zealand» Senegal» Swaziland» Nepal» Israel» Mexico» China» Kenya» Austria» Belgium» Netherlands» Switzerland» Tanzania» Iran» Sudan» Cambodia» Sierra Leone

Topics

» Bio-ethics» Campaigning Protests» Health» International Development» UN Convention» Education» Life Euthanasia» Law» Mental Health» People» Country report» Discrimination» Editorial» hate crime» independent living» human rights» violation: hate crime» violation:violence and abuse» war victims» human rights violations» assissted suicide» disability awareness» aids/hiv awareness» disability and political parties» disability images» institutionalisation» assisted suicide» mainstreaming» images of disability» disability poverty» disability and gender» manifesto» disability equality» segregated education and special schools» child abuse» disability politics» mental health» disability employment» disability harrassment» court case» women and disability» accessibility» inclusive education» Human rights monitoring» disability and floods» Disability housing» UN Convention violation» euthanasia» legal challenge» budget cuts» disability murder» albinism» DPOs» disability and the courts» state murder» natural disaster» Deaf rights» infanticide» neuro diversity» disability and displacement» disability hate crime» disability benefits» disability and police» sexual assault» trafficking of disabled people » eugenics