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Two Deaf leaders from Vietnam, Huong and Linh, share what they know with two CBM staff members, Elizabeth Lockwood and Sian Tesni.
“CRPD at a Glance for Deaf People” explains the deaf-focused parts of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
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 project helped Deaf organizations use the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for promoting sign language rights.
Trainers can use this CRPD training manual to teach others about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Learn the situation of Deaf and disabled women around the world. And read some ideas for how women with disabilities can change society.
Deaf Child Worldwide provides advice, resources, and training for organizations working with deaf children in developing countries.
Visions Global Empowerment is working with local deaf leaders to promote deaf education and vocational training for Deaf Ethiopians.
Based on a survey of deaf organizations in 93 countries, this report summarizes the deaf human rights situation globally.
Explains the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), re, Deaf human rights.
Slavery never ended: today, we call it human trafficking. Author explains why deaf women human trafficking victims are often targets.
Does the strength of Deaf identity increase Deaf people’s use of empowerment as a response to discrimination? Doctoral thesis.
One organization in Kenya, Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network in Kenya, is working to improve Deaf Kenyan women’s rights.
DLAW provides deaf law student scholarships and training for deaf leaders. New deaf lawyers can advocate for deaf human rights and CRPD implementation.
Advocates around the world are fighting for Deaf rights–and some are lawyers. Two Deaf law students tell their stories.
Deaf Leaders Foundation in India mainstreams deaf people into society. They also promote deaf human rights, empowerment, and employment.
Poor healthcare, sometimes resulting in death. No education and no jobs. These are some challenges shared in common among Deaf Nigerians.
The Deaf Outreach Program (DEAFOP) Kenya mainstreams Deaf and disability issues in social, cultural, economic, and political development.
They are the first to have HIV, but the last to know about it: Learn about the situation of Deaf people and HIV/AIDS in Zambia.
Analysis of rights under Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD); examples of how deaf people experience discrimination.
Deaf people in developing countries experience more challenges than in high-income countries. Author Barbara Earth summarizes the literature.
Can Deaf people access good healthcare without sign language? The authors analyze a case study and respond “no”. Discusses international law.
Summarizes the situation of Deaf people in the Sub-Saharan African region, highlighting both the many challenges and the signs of progress.
Comics can help organizations raise deaf awareness or advocate in the local community. This guide will help you learn how to create comics.
Watch an interview with Hee-Kyung Cho “Choy” about the situation of deaf rights in South Korea in the year 2009.
Deaf and deafblind trainers can use this toolkit to teach other deaf and deafblind people how to advocate for their right to a sign language interpreter.
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.
Summarizes what the literature says about deaf women’s rights and health around the world. Available in International Sign video.
DeafKidz International promotes rights, self advocacy, & job skills of deaf children. Also promotes access to technology & child health care.
This report summarizes the exchange of knowledge at the Deafnet Africa Conference in 2016. Deaf education, human rights, etc.
DeafNET exchanges, disseminates knowledge to empower deaf people in Africa, especially South Africa. Education, development, training, etc
Faith’s story didn’t have to include her baby having HIV. But because of discrimination against Deaf people, it does. Read her story.
Describes examples of programs that successfully reduced gender-based violence against deaf or disabled women. Best-practice stories.
This 5-minute video from Human Rights Watch explains that educators for Deaf students can achieve a good education through sign language.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Explains international laws, national laws in Canada, and provincial laws in Ontario, Canada that affects human rights for deaf people.
Summarizes the human rights situation of women and girls with disabilities and the challenges they face in developing countries.
Learn about different international human rights laws that advocates and policy makers can use to protect the rights of Deaf children.
The author argues that signing Deaf communities need language justice: in other words, they need protection for their sign language rights.
A Deaf American lawyer, Michael Steven Stein, describes his attempts to improve access to legal knowledge for Deaf Chileans.
Frank Musukwa explains how Deaf organizations in Zambia advocated with local universities to ask them to enroll Deaf law students.
The Mask of Benevolence analyzes how medical, education, and other professionals often harm Deaf people even when they’re trying to help
MNI works with CHAVITA, the Tanzania Association of the Deaf. CHAVITA is training Deaf people in advocating with local government.
Learn about the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) and its work in the United States. Priorities: interpreting, justice, parents, more.
What policies and accessibility barriers affect New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) community members? Researchers conducted a survey.
Watch Robert Sampana explain his work as Project Advocacy Officer for the Ghana National Association of the Deaf.
In the opinion of many advocates, sign language rights is the cornerstone of deaf rights. Author explains the history and summarizes research.
A representative from CBM briefly summarizes the Third International Conference of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) in November 2017.
Disabled people (and Deaf people) can use this manual for training colleagues at your organization on disability human rights
How can you use the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) to protect Deaf African rights? This book chapter explains.
The World Federation of the Deaf is an organization of Deaf-led associations from more than 130 countries. They promote deaf human rights.