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unhcr ’s understanding of disabled refugees during the 1959–1960 World Refugee Year ( wry ) and the 1981 International Year of Disabled Persons ( iydp ) and, specifically, how this understanding is intertwined with the international-protection activities that were undertaken on their behalf during both

In: Diplomatica

United Nations from 1983 to 1992. The Continental Plan of Action drafted for the African Decade in 2002 stated that the successes of the UN Decade, which had followed the UN International Year of Disabled Persons or iydp (1981), were “more pronounced in the northern hemisphere than elsewhere.” Besides

In: Diplomatica
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In Belonging: Rethinking Inclusive Practices to Support Well-Being and Identity, issues related to inclusive education and belonging across a range of education contexts from early childhood to tertiary education are examined and matters related to participation, policy and theory, and identity and well-being are explored. Individual chapters, which are drawn from papers presented at The Inclusive Education Summit held at the University of Canterbury, 2016, canvass a variety of topics including pedagogy, sexuality, theory, policy and practice. These topics are explored from the authors’ varying perspectives as practitioners, academics and lay-persons and also from varying international perspectives including New Zealand, South Africa and Australia.

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Statistics from the Population and Housing Census in Jordan for the year 2004 indicate that the percentage of disabled persons constitutes (1.23) of the population, 2 while the World Bank estimates about disabilities in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa suggest that persons with disabilities

In: Arab Law Quarterly

of Disabled Persons (1981) 157 Veronika Flegar From Tehran to Helsinki: the International Year of Human Rights 1968 and State Socialist Eastern Europe 180 Ned Richardson-Little 1979: a Year of the Child, but Not of Children’s Human Rights 202 Linde Lindkvist A Global Approach to Local

In: Diplomatica

system of good practice, backed up by the preparation of training material, such action potentially being under- taken by one of the aid agencies, such as the Swedish Organization of Handicapped – International Aid Foundation or Save the Children in collaboration with some disabled persons’ organisations

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights

- European Union; ICD - Inter- national Classification of Diseases; ICESCR - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; ICIDH - International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities and Handicaps; IYDP - International Year for Disabled Persons; OJ - Official Journal of the EC; UDHR

In: European Journal of Health Law

education for the severely disabled. As Yui Murakami and Meyer (this issue) point out, 1981 represented a watershed year for the recognition of the disabled. Th is was the year when the United Nations’ International Year of Disabled Persons was held, beginning an international campaign for people with

In: Comparative Sociology

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/092755607X181720 International Journal of Children’s Rights 15 (2007) 99–120 T HE I NTERNATIONAL J OURNAL OF C HILDREN ’ S R IGHTS www.brill.nl/chil Disabled Children Negotiating School Life: Agency, Difference and Teaching Practice Jude

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights