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Human Rights Watch Article on Torture Awareness
June 30, 2015
Source: Huffington Post
In lieu of Torture Awareness Month, Humans Rights Watch Shantha Rau Barriga speaks about how torture can come in many ways, and not simple the ones you think of in movies. It is an act that still continues to this day, and in order to bring an end to it, we all must recognize it in order to stop it. Take a look at this article to learn more.

Zero Project Call for Nominations
June 17, 2015
The Zero Project researches the status of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). They are looking for nominations of innovative practices and policies concerning this year's topics: Inclusive Education and/or Information and Communication Technology. If interested, click on the heading above for more information.

Centre for Disability Law and Policy launches The Right To Act Campaign
June 16, 2015
The Centre for Disability Law and Policy at NUI Galway, as co-ordinator of the EU PERSON project, has today launched a campaign to push governments, private entities and individuals to implement Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

New Video: Are You Rooted in Rights?
June 16, 2015
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Internship Opportunity with Women Enabled International
June 10, 2015
Social Media & Press Relations Intern Women Enabled International, Inc. seeks an unpaid intern. We are looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic individual who can commit to working a minimum of 15 – 20 hours per week. Although Women Enabled International, Inc. is headquartered in Washington, DC, a mature and committed intern can work remotely and communicate with the organization online via Skype, email and phone. This is a unique opportunity to work in an innovative, rapidly growing nonprofit organization, gain and improve skills, and gain experience working in collaboration with others.

UN, disability advocates to work together to tackle inequality
June 9, 2015
Source: Xinhua New Agency

USICD Speaks at the UN Conference on Disabilities
June 9, 2015

Fulbright Program for Applicants with Disabilities
June 9, 2015
For those interested in applying, Fulbright is offering a program for applicants with disabilities. There will be an online webinar on June 12, 2015 from 3pm-4pm


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