WORLD’s new resources and data to improve the rights of persons with disabilities

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To commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), The WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA, has released a new set of resources in order to improve the quantity and quality of the rights of persons with disabilities in all 193 UN countries.

The package includes new global data, electronic maps, downloadable datasets, and social media content, alongside factsheets. The topic of the factsheets are listed below and they are all screen reader accessible and you can find large text versions and translations into Spanish and French on the WORLD’s website:

  • Assessing National Action on Education Rights for Children with Disabilities
  • Assessing National Action on Civil and Political Rights for Persons with Disabilities
  • Action on Supporting Access to Health for Persons with Disabilities
  • Assessing National Action on Work Rights for Persons with Disabilities

WORLD Policy Analysis Center has developed globally comparative, quantitatively analyzable data on many areas critical to adults and children with disabilities. The data produced examines whether equal rights for people with special needs have been recognized constitutionally, whether education is inclusive, and whether countries provide direct assistance to families to help with the additional financial costs of raising children with disabilities.