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Human rights


Harvard Project on Disability

Below are the links to documents published by the Harvard Project on Disability (HPOD), which was established by Professor William Alford and Professor Michael Stein in 2004. HPOD develops and disseminates educational materials on the human rights of people with disabilities.

  • Change your life with human rights, Katherine N. Guernsey and
  • Penelope J.S. Stein, an easy to read explanation of how to advocate for your human rights. (Word, PDF)
  • We have human rights, Bret Hesla and Mary Kay Kennedy, Advocating Change Together (www.selfadvocacy.org), an easy to read explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. (Word, PDF)
  • Human Rights. Yes!, Janet E. Lord, Katherine N. Guernsey, Joelle M. Balfe & Valerie L. Karr; Nancy Flowers, Editor; a human rights training manual developed for people with disabilities and their representative organizations. (PDF)

More information can be found on the HPOD website: http://www.hpod.org/


Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme:  A Handbook for Civil Society, is a new, user-friendly and authoritative publication on United Nations human rights bodies and mechanisms – explaining how they work and exploring the many important ways that civil society actors including NGOs can contribute to their work.

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