Essays about: "Disability Rights Movement"

Found 4 essays containing the words Disability Rights Movement.

  1. 1. Leave No One Behind in Education: Advocating for disability rights in Nepal

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Henriksgård Madelene; [2020]
    Keywords : Communication for Development and Social Change; Advocacy communication; Social Movements; Media; Voice; Participation; Disability; Inclusive Education; Disability Rights Movement; Nepal;

    Abstract : Despite international regulations such as the Convention of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the global Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030, everyone does not have the same rights to education. Children with disabilities are the most marginalised and excluded groups in society and also overrepresented among those who are not in school. READ MORE

  2. 2. Disabled Human Rights?: A critical study of the implementation of disability rights in a globalized Nepal.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Henrik Schedin; [2016-10-07]
    Keywords : Governance; Nepal; liberalization; human rights; globalization; UNCRPD; the State; Disability Studies; political subjectivities;

    Abstract : This thesis scrutinizes the governance of the implementation of disability rights in Nepal in the realm of neo-liberal globalization, and the different power positions that are produced during the process. Within Western academia the situation for persons with disabilities in the Global South is ignored to a great extent, and the case of the Nepalese disability movement is totally absent. READ MORE

  3. 3. MODERN GUIDE DOG MOVEMENT IN JAPAN: ELITES, VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Wenwen Zhong; [2011]
    Keywords : Guide Dogs; Visually Impaired Persons; Disability Rights Movement; Japan; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis was to introduce the general process of the Modern Guide Dog Movement in Japan. The research was conducted by the fieldwork in Tokyo, spring 2011, under a main contribution from the Japan Guide Dog Association through interviews and participant observations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power and Disability in the Global South: A Case Study of Ghana's Disability Rights Movement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Andrew Downing; [2011]
    Keywords : Ghana; disability rights; social movements; international development; political process theory; counterhegemony; disabled peoples’ organizations; Ghana Federation of the Disabled; free spaces; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, disability rights has emerged as an increasingly important political issue in Ghana, primarily due to the mobilization of an organized and formidable national disability rights movement. In 2006 Ghana’s Persons with Disability (PWD) Act was signed into law, marking the promulgation of the most comprehensive piece of disability rights legislation in the country’s history. READ MORE