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Catia Malaquias Sep 12
Mr Basharu, Chair of Committee recalls previous and concludes “not much has changed” and he listed issues saying “the list goes on and on”. He asked Australia to explain its failure over the last 6 years 🔥🔥🔥
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Frances Quan Farrant Sep 13
The Australian government says it is committed to ensuring no one is deprived of their liberty.
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ZeroProject.org Sep 13
For the first time we are publishing names of shortlisted projects for the Zero Project Awards! 🎉They have done incredibly well to get to this stage and are being voted on to see who will receive the Zero Project 2020 Award. 🗳 Good luck!
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Frances Quan Farrant Sep 13
Robert Martin says signing up to the is meaningless unless properly implemented.
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Frances Quan Farrant Sep 13
Robert Martin says he's very concerned about the use of language by Australia which is not consistent with the human rights model of disability.
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DPO Australia Sep 8
Australia's delegation of people with disability meeting with our country rapporteurs Robert Martin and Monthian Buntan from the Committee.
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Inclusion International Sep 11
This week in Geneva: Judy, self-advocate and Sonia, parent with intellectual disabilities met with Cmte as part of🇦🇺DPO delegation to talk issues around institutions, health, and jobs. Challenges faced by parents with intellectual disabilities also a hot topic.
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Frances Quan Farrant Sep 13
The committee wants clarification on the Melbourne declaration on education and children with disability.
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Kate de Bruin Sep 13
It's time for Australia to comply with its obligations under the and write into the national vision for education.
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Frances Quan Farrant Sep 13
The committee wants to know how the government is providing services for LGBTQI people with disability. They want clarification re the new Religion Freedom Bill and how will the legislation will not erode the rights of PwD who identify as LGBTQI.
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Inclusive Ed Now Sep 13
committee expects IMMEDIATE progressive implementation of Article 24 and GC4 including specific measures to address cultural and attitudinal barriers. I'd say it's time for an policy
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Catia Malaquias Sep 12
Robert Martin asks Australian Government what it is doing to ensure Australians with disabilities know about the
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Ben Gauntlett Sep 12
In my opening statement to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at , I raised 8 human rights concerns confronting people with disability in Australia. You can read my statement here:
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Colin Allen AM Sep 13
CLARIFICATION - Auslan has NOT been LEGALLY recognised - only recognised at POLICY level. The official response from Australian Government Delegation about official recognition of Auslan is WRONG
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WWDA Sep 13
Devastated that the Australian Govt has told the Committee that of children and women with is an acceptable practice in Australia. Shameful.
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Frances Quan Farrant Sep 13
The committee says, we heard in your responses to our questions the reiteration of the medical model of disability.
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Catia Malaquias Sep 12
Dr expressed concern re lack of progress by Australian Government in implementing a national consistent supported decision-making framework recognizing legal capacity of people with disabilities re Art 12
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El Gibbs 8h
Replying to @bluntshovels
2. Rights based focus - the ToR recognises our obligations under the that sets out the rights of people with disability, including what is needed for us to live free of violence. This RC must have, as a starting point, these rights.
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Christina Ryan Sep 14
Replying to @HChristinaR
So, either we're dealing with incompetence, loss of organisational memory & poor preparation by the government delegation, OR they have had a deliberate & very concerning about face on policy.
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Indigo Daya Sep 13
The serious adverse effects of psychiatric meds can be devastating and disabling. Many people are made to take these drugs against their will. Time to stop compulsion & give people honest info about potential risks & benefits, and alternatives paths for healing.
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