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The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has issued a judgment in Guachalá Chimbó and Others vs. Ecuador, finding intersectional discrimination based on disability and class and violations of the right to...

The Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) has sent its alternative report on the rights of persons with disabilities to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with...

ESCR-Net Member, The Border Consortium (TBC), that works together with displaced and conflict-affected people of Burma/Myanmar to address humanitarian needs, recently launched...

The protest of persons with disabilities in Nepal demanding their proportional representation in the Constituent Assembly reached a positive result in the last days. 

On January 13, 2014 and January 15-16, 2014, Koshish–National Mental Health Self Help Organization, the National Federation of the Disabled Nepal, Pro Public and the International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights organized two workshops on the rights of persons with psychosocial disabilities in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The National Federation of the Disabled Nepal (NFDN), ESCR-Net partner in a project to implement rights of persons with disabilities in Nepal, is currently involved in assuring the participation of persons with disabilities in the Nepalese Constitutional Assembly.