Pacific

This page features the news on disability from Pacific in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.

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International Cooperation

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Organisations of Persons with Disabilities: Making a Difference in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands “It is testament to OPDs’ success that they have become sought-after partners for international agencies in the Pacific”. The report also describes how these agencies perceive and fund the OPD role limits what they can do and makes it harder for them to follow their own objectives. (Jun, CBM Global)

Australian leadership in disability inclusion at the 2022 Pacific Satellite Summit (Mar, CBM Australia)

Policy and Rights

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A short video with nice footage introducing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Jun, ILO)

Violence and Harassment

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Know your rights: Gender-Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic. (link to pdf, Feb, Women Enabled)