You will find on this page all the publications and advocacy tools on HI’s three fields of expertise: reduction of armed violence, inclusive development, humanitarian response.
To coincide with this years International Day of People with Disabilities, Handicap International has published a series of Thematic Briefing Papers which brings together facts and field based work that highlight what needs to be done to bring about a crucial change in behaviour to ensure inclusion of people with disabilities in humanitarian aid and […]
To mark the publication of the 17th annual Landmine Monitor report on the application of the Ottawa Convention on 26 November, Handicap International is reminding States Parties to the convention of their promise at the Maputo conference in June 2014 to free the world of mines by 2025.
The Making It Work Global Initiative on Gender and Disability inclusion, Handicap International and the International Disability Alliance are pleased to share with you the report “Advancing equity for women and girls with disabilities”.
Handicap International intervenes in a dozen of countries where road safety continues being a major health and development issue. Vulnerable users, including persons with disabilities, considering their greater exposure to crashes and injuries as well as their needs for a safe mobility, are at the center of our interventions.
Persons with disability often fall through the cracks of humanitarian response. This the alarming conclusion of the study “Disability in humanitarian context: views from affected people and field organisations”, launched in July by Handicap International. Based on a broad consultation, the study was carried out as a contribution for the upcoming global consultation (14-16 october), […]
In line with the humanitarian principles of humanity and impartiality, Handicap International is committed to ensure that humanitarian aid actors take into account the issues of inclusion, in humanitarian response, policies and frameworks.
Rehabilitation must be recognized as an essential component of health care as it is critical in supporting individuals reaching an optimum level of health and wellbeing, and participating fully in society.
The right to enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health is a fundamental human right anchored in a range of international instruments, including the UN convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities. Removing barriers and empowering persons with disabilities is essential in ensuring their right to health.