My stance of Human Rights and the UN Investigation

I wanted to clarify my stance on Human Rights after a recent discussion on the apparent UN Investigation into yet to be confirmed accusations of possible breaches of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.OK, I have been involved with the Council of Europe Youth Directorate since the 1990s, and its Human Rights … Continue reading My stance of Human Rights and the UN Investigation

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Is a Proper Debate on Welfare Reform Possible?

For many disabled people working in the field as consultants and activists including myself, the welfare reforms have dominated the agenda since 2010 pushing so many other issues, like grassroot sport and quality of wheelchair services, to the sidelines. But the big question and frustration is in terms of disability, is it really possible to … Continue reading Is a Proper Debate on Welfare Reform Possible?

What are Basic rights and needs?

When I find the time, I am interested in exploring what basic rights look like in practice and how we can turn human and civil rights into a list of things people can expect as citizens of the UK in return of obeying the law and taking on the responsibilities expected on them as working … Continue reading What are Basic rights and needs?