Citizens for Justice and Peace


Accessibility barriers and insufficient support services key hurdles for persons with disabilities: ILO Future of Work Report paints a bleak picture, urges immediate remedial measures

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has just released a report that highlights how challenges to participation in the workforce make persons with disabilities vulnerable to poverty and social exclusion. The report titled Making the future of work inclusive of people with disabilities is a joint publication by the ILO Global Business and Disability Network and the ONCE…

UN rights experts call for G. N. Saibaba’s release Urge GOI to release the human rights defender on medical grounds

United Nations human rights experts have called on India to release imprisoned professor and human rights defender Dr. G. N. Saibaba. Saibaba, who is reportedly being held in solitary confinement, has severe disabilities and uses a wheelchair; his health has been declining, reportedly due to poor conditions in prison, and untrained staff who are not capable of…

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