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the Preslar familyShould Parents of Children With Severe Disabilities Be Allowed to Stop Their Growth?
Thursday, 9 June 2016
Sicky gazed up toward the pine trees as his mother, Cindy Preslar, pushed him along the village road in an orange jogging stroller. She was marking the...
Barbra Streisand became the cover of a US magazine adGiving a Name, and Dignity, to a Disability
Friday, 3 June 2016
Idiot. Imbecile. Cretin. Feebleminded. Moron. Retarded. Offensive now but once quite acceptable, these terms figured in the research for a lengthy article I...
forced marriage for adults with learning disabilitiesForced marriage blights the lives of scores of learning disabled people
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
More than 50 cases of people with learning disabilities being forced to wed were reported last year. And while the main motivation was to provide a carer,...
Employing disabled people a long term investmentEmploying people with disablities is a long-term investment, says ILO
Friday, 20 May 2016
Elly Burhaini Faizal, The Jakarta Post -- Employing disabled people must be seen as a long-term investment because the resulting benefits cannot be enjoyed...
Comedian Laurence Clark and His Wife Adele at the Soho TheaterLaurence Clark: the 'sit-down' comic fighting for the right to the good life
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
When Laurence Clark tells people he is a comedian, he gets one of two reactions. "Either they assume my act is going to be a worthy story of triumph over...

Recent Acivities

HI Newsletter - Timor Leste National Action Plan PHOTONational Disability Action Plan
Monday, 5 September 2016
Handicap International is helping turn the National Action Plan for People with Disabilities (2014-2018) into reality in Timor-Leste. So a Mid-Term Review...
IMG 3616Handicap International Signed Partnership Agreement with BAPPEDA and Gunungkidul District Government to Implement AFC Project
Monday, 5 September 2016
Handicap International (HI) signed its first partnership agreement with Gunungkidul District on 30 August 2016 with the Head of BAPPEDA of Gunungkidul...
TVRI shooting editedTVRI Yogyakarta covers Handicap International’s Profile
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
On 9 August 2016, TVRI Yogyakarta, a state-owned local TV channel, covered HI’s profile to be presented in their program Kami Bisa! (We can!). After a...
Monitoring Visit to KupangMonitoring in NTT Province by the representatives of Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs
Thursday, 28 July 2016
From 19-21 July 2016, two representatives from the Planning Bureau and Social Rehabilitation Unit of the Ministry of Social Affairs of Indonesia visited...
IMG 2201BRIDGE Workshop for HI Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and Local Partners
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Given the fact on the importance of comprehensive understanding of UNCRPD articles and how to link them into Sustainable Development Goals for inclusive...

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