Training on Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Turning Point Foundation organized a training on Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities during 08-10 August 2017. A total of 22 participants from 21 grassroots DPOs participated. Most of them were women and with disabilities and men with disabilities. The major contents included Important concepts and definitions: disability, models, equal opportunity, accessibility, participation, non-discrimination and gender; History of disability movement: Role of DPOs; Introduction to Rights, basic needs, basic rights and background of Human Rights; Universal declaration of Human Rights; Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD); Disabled People's Rights and Protection Act, 2013 and its Rules, 2015; Neuro-development Trust Protection Act, 2013 and its Rules, 2015 .