Syrian refugees with disabilities attend an IFES workshop on political participation in Turkey (Photo: IFES)
All persons have the right to participate in political life, according to CRPD Article 29. IDPs and refugees with disabilities may encounter additional barriers as a result of their citizenship status and risk being denied a voice in decision-making.
Cover for the Women Enabled International accountABILITY Toolkit
How women with disabilities and organizations working on their behalf can use United Nations human rights mechanisms to hold governments accountable for protecting the human rights of women and girls with disabilities
Cover for Advocacy before the Inter-American System: A Manual for Attorneys and Advocates
Addressing the rights of indigenous women and girls with disabilities throughout Latin America by advocating within the Inter-American Human Rights System with reference to regional and international human rights treaties
Cover for the Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Provides guidance to parliamentarians on how the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is ratified, implemented, and monitored and how parliamentarians can revise their country's laws to be more consistent with the CRPD