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The final event of the “Life after Violence” project will take place in Brussels on 21 November. The “Life after Violence” study examined how experiencing violence and abuse affects women with intellectual disabilities. We found the coping strategies they develop and the worldviews they adopt as a result of their experiences have an impact on their ability to live independently...
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Yann Deschamps, a self-advocate from France, made his demand clear at the leadership trainingClick here for the easy-to-read version “A fellow self-advocate once told me: ‘I don’t feel equal to the others because I’m not allowed to vote!'” Inclusion Europe’s board member László Bercse got to the heart of the topic during his presentation at...
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  Click here for the easy-to-read version A glittering anniversary celebration, insightful sessions and, as a result, extremely satisfied attendees: We could not be happier about our participation at the World Congress of Inclusion International! The congress which took place from 30 May to 1 June, gathered up to 1000 people with an intellectual disability,...
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[:de]Click here for the easy-to-read version “A life sentence, a loss or a betrayal.” This is how forced sterilisation is experienced by women and girls with disabilities, according to a report by the European Disability Forum (EDF) and CERMI Women’s Foundation. The international community has widely acknowledged that forced sterilisation is a violation of many...
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    Click on a word which is in bold to read what it means. There will be a Global Self-Advocacy Summit at the World Congress 2018. A summit is a big meeting. EPSA will also participate at the Summit. EPSA will talk for European self-advocates. Below you can read all about the Global Self-Advocacy Summit....
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  Click here for the easy-to-read version The programme of the World Congress 2018 has just been published – and it is packed with insightful and thought-provoking sessions following the conference’s theme Learn, Inspire and Lead.   As for the learning part, participants can choose between sessions such as: –          “Strategies for building employment opportunities”,...
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EPSA members have met in Peniche. Peniche is a town in Portugal. At the meeting, they talked about different things. These are some of the things they talked about:   They talked about the Life after violence project. The project is about violence in institutions. Women with disabilities are often the victims. Juultje Holla told...
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  Click here for the easy-to-read version   Inclusion Europe is excited that the 17th World Congress of Inclusion International is in Europe this year. It will take place in Birmingham, UK, from Wednesday 30 May until Friday 1 June 2018. Registrations are now open. The delegates will have opportunities to get involved in various sessions labeled Learn, Inspire and Lead....
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[:de] “The training was really useful and we gained a deeper understanding of easy-to-read. We will now implement what we learned at our organisation.” This was the conclusion that Eleonora Di Liberto, vice-president of the Italian disability group “Associazione Uniamoci Onlus”, drew at the end of a one-week course on easy-to-read and accessibility that took...
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Panel of self-advocates (and moderator) at Thomas MoreClick here for the easy-to-read version In November, Inclusive Campus Life (ICLife), a project Inclusion Europe participates in, held their event, “Mini Conference ‘Campus Accessibility’”. The event took place at the Thomas More campus in Geel, Belgium. The overall goal of the ICLife project is to promote and...
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