Empowering People with Disabilities
HPOD works to empower people with disabilities to claim their human rights through the following activities:
- We provide human rights educational material and human rights training.
- We support the development of organizations of people with disabilities by producing educational materials on self-advocacy and training advocates.
- We assist people with disabilities and their organizations in locating each other, working together, forming alliances with non-governmental organizations, collaborating with National Human Rights Institutions, and locating other advocates in their region.
A strong civil society of people with disabilities will be needed to ensure that governments make needed changes to promote, protect, and fulfill their human rights.