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[:en]   Empower Us is putting together a team of self-advocates. Empower Us gives advice and support to self-advocates, supporters, families, and organizations on self-advocacy and inclusion.   They do this by creating and sharing things like: training how-to guides examples of what works well   Empower Us is looking for volunteer self-advocates to join...
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[:en]   Click on a word which is in bold to read what it means. Senada Halilčević is the Chair of the European Platform of Self-Advocates. She is also Vice-President of Inclusion Europe. Senada has written a text for a newsletter of the European Disability Forum. Here is what she wrote:     Imagine that you...
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[:en] Click here for the easy-to-read version Mathilde is a self-advocate from Belgium. She is part of the self-advocacy group of Inclusion ASBL. She has been elected to represent all the self-advocates at the administrative council of the association. She also works on Thursdays at the office of Inclusion ASBL she helps with the donations...
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Victory for people with intellectual disabilities in Spain: The campaign of our member Plena Inclusión was successfulClick here for the easy-to-read version How can you make politicians listen to you if you are not allowed to vote? The right to vote is a basic right of every citizen. Unfortunately, many European countries including Spain have so...
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[:en] Click here for the easy-to-read version Pedagogy doctor Mikaela Björklund has been elected new chairwoman of Inclusion Europe’s member FDUV. She will take office on 1 January 2018 for three years. “I see it as a great vote of confidence and an even greater responsibility to lead a federation like FDUV. I hope my...
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[:en] Click here for the easy-to-read version   “To achieve equal citizenship for persons with disabilities, France needs to end segregation and move towards inclusive services and support in the community”, UN disability rights expert Catalina Devandas has said. The Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities made her first official visit to...
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[:de] Click here for the easy-to-read version Making life at university more inclusive: This is the goal of “Inclusive Campus Life” (ICLife for short), a project Inclusion Europe participates in. On 9 and 10 November, ICLife will organise a conference in Geel (Belgium) on the subject of campus accessibility. A wide range of presentations and...
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[:de]   “Too often people with disabilities are prevented from having choice and control over their lives. […] These reports serve as a wake-up call to guide policy makers to ensure [the] right [to live independently] is fully implemented across the EU.” This is what Michael O’Flaherty, director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights...
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[:en] Click here for the easy-to-read version   “What are you willing to do to create a more inclusive society?” This was the question that Inclusion Europe’s Policy Officer Guillaume Jacquinot raised on October 12th speaking at a workshop at the European Parliament. The workshop was on the Protection of Rights of People with Disabilities...
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[:en] Click here for the easy-to-read version Women and girls with disabilities are at greater risk of becoming victims of violence, neglect or exploitation – and if they have an intellectual disability, they are even more vulnerable, as they can often not defend themselves. This is why it is important that “girls and women with intellectual disabilities know...
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