Resources

Listed below are additional resources from the Internet. These are listed “as is” without endorsement or sponsorship. Please send Disability Rights International any remarks you have regarding these listings.

Advocacy Resources in the United States

National Disability Rights Network: Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities

United States International Council on Disabilities

National Empowerment Center

Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Additional US Advocacy Links (links to Bazelon Center resource page)


International Advocacy Resources:

Mental Disability Advocacy Center

Disabled Peoples International

Inclusion InternationalAdditional International Advocacy Links (links to Mental Disability Advocacy Center resource page)

Resources for the United Nations Convention on the Human Rights
of People with Disabilities:

UN Enable: Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

National Council on Disability Discussion on implementation
of UN Convention on Human Rights

UN Report of the 8th Session of the Ad Hoc Committee
in all official UN languages

Discussion of Legal Capacity in the Draft Convention on Disability
National Disability Authority (Dublin, Ireland)

“Human Rights and Disability: The Current Use and Future Potential of
United Nations Human Rights Instruments in the Context of Disability”

Understanding the Role of an International Convention on the Human
Rights of People with Disabilities
(National Council on Disability)

Women Enabled: Women Enabled is an education project developed by Stephanie Ortoleva, an international human rights lawyer and advocate for the rights of women and for the rights of persons with disabilities worldwide.

General Mental/Disability Rights Resources:

Council of Europe Resolution (2004)10 regarding the protection of the
human rights of persons with mental disabilities to Member States

Syracuse University College of Law International and Comparative
Disability Law Web Resources

The Montreal Declaration on Intellectual Disability

World Health Organization: The Role of International  Human Rights
in National Mental Health Legislation