Explains the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), re, Deaf human rights.
The authors discuss the situation of India sign language rights in international and domestic laws and in deaf education.
The author argues that South African copyright law hurts deaf people. She makes recommendations for how the law can be improved.
The Washington Group on Disability Statistics has standard questions, strategies for collecting disability data. Their website has guidance.
A technology service in Japan provides accessible emergency broadcast information for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Explains international laws, national laws in Canada, and provincial laws in Ontario, Canada that affects human rights for deaf people.
This reference guide explains laws that affect US deaf legal rights. Furthermore, it uses simple language to explain the laws clearly.
The authors argue that state constitutions should protect a legal right to language for deaf children. Analyzes U.S. and international law.
In Germany, the law requires health insurance to pay for sign language interpreters for deaf patients. But, do deaf patients in Germany know?
Explains parts of the CRPD that mention deaf people or sign language. May be useful as an introduction to the CRPD for deaf people.
A deaf journalist in Nigeria, Julius Shemang, advocates for better disability rights laws, media coverage of disability, and deaf awareness.
Deaf Libyan voters use a sign language dictionary on elections and politics to empower themselves. Available in a video, phone app, or PDF.
Learn about different international human rights laws that advocates and policy makers can use to protect the rights of Deaf children.
Learn about teaching deaf voters, voters with other disabilities, and other voters about their right to vote. Messages need to be accessible.
Not all fluent signers are good sign language interpreters. Learn how your country can certify sign language interpreters.
Governments can engage Deaf citizens who sign by using sign language interpreters in all public government information and communications.
Learn how to write laws that enable people with disabilities, including Deaf and hard of hearing people, to compete for employment.
How can you use the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to protect Deaf African rights? This book chapter explains.
MNI works with CHAVITA, the Tanzania Association of the Deaf. CHAVITA is training Deaf people in advocating with local government.
This manual provides guidance for policy makers on developing policy that will help ensure disability-inclusive ICT in education.