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Regional Partnerships to foster Inclusion

From 12th to 16th October, CBM had the opportunity to exchange expertise with Nelbert Perez from the Pacific Disability Forum.

19-10-2017

Hurricane Matthew - One year later

Inclusive emergency response in Haiti and Cuba

02-10-2017

CBM launches Humanitarian Hands-on Tool (HHoT)

This mobile app aims to become the ‘go-to’ field resource for all agencies implementing humanitarian work that leaves no-one behind

14-08-2017

Hurricane Matthew - Six months on

CBM response ensuring that persons with disabilities in Haiti and Cuba are able to rebuild their lives

02-04-2017

Hurricane Matthew - After three months

CBM response is ensuring that persons with disabilities and other more at-risk community members are included

02-01-2017

Real life stories

Hurricane Matthew - Renee's story

Renee's house was damaged by Hurricane Matthew, which struck Haiti on 4th Oct 2016

31-12-2016

Another step towards mental health for all

The compelling need to ensure that people with mental health needs receive care spurred WHO to launch the mhGAP in 2008.

25-11-2016

Hurricane Matthew - One month on

CBM and partners implement comprehensive strategy to ensure affected communities recover from Hurricane Matthew

03-11-2016

CBM signs MoU with WHO to eliminate NTDs

CBM has signed an ambitious Memorandum of Understanding with the World Health Organisation to eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

28-10-2016

Series on Disability-Inclusive Development

Sharing knowledge and promoting inclusion

05-08-2016

Review of education systems in low- and middle income countries

CBM commissioned a systematic review of education systems for quality education for all in low- and middle income countries

19-04-2016

Global Action Week 2016 – Ensuring that no one is left behind

This year ‘Global Campaign for Education’ (GCE) partners are asked to focus on Goal 4 of the new, universal SDGs referring to Education.

19-04-2016

Empowering deaf persons in Pakistan

On the occasion of the International Week of the Deaf 2015, we speak with Muhammad Akram, the Founder & President of our partner in Pakistan

21-09-2015

Towards the Paralympics

The Rwandan women’s sitting team won the African sitting volleyball championship thereby qualifying for the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio

04-08-2015

All Under One Roof

CBM has published a key reference document for planning and implementation of inclusive shelter and settlement programmes during emergency situations

04-08-2015

Final post-2015 outcome document is disability inclusive

The final post-2015 outcome document was announced at the UN headquarters in New York on 2 August 2015.

03-08-2015

Inclusive Humanitarian Action

An integral part of the new global agenda

07-06-2015

Global Action Week 2015 - The Right to Education

Global Action Week provides everyone campaigning for the right to education with an opportunity to highlight the Education For All agenda

04-05-2015

Inclusive Education for all

The 13th session of the CRPD Committee dedicated one day to a discussion on the right to education for persons with disabilities.

22-04-2015

Importance of inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

Interview with Valerie Scherrer, director of CBM's Emergency Response Unit, about inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

08-04-2015

10 Facts about Mental Health and CBM

People with psychosocial disabilities may be ‘invisible’,have limited access to services and excluded from participation in community life

18-03-2015

Addressing Poverty through Disability Inclusive Development

A booklet that highlights experiences from eight CBM partners receiving support

11-03-2015

Women with disabilities in political movements

Ms. Iratxe Garcia speaks about the opportunities and challenges in progressing the human rights of women and girls with disabilities.

06-03-2015

Interview with Ms. Catalina Devandas

The UN Special Rapporteur on Disability speaks about opportunities and challenges in progressing the human rights of women with disabilities

06-03-2015

“We want to be ‘real’ women!” – “Seriously do you?!”

Christin Lidzba, CBM’s Gender Advisor writes an interesting opinion piece on gender roles and gender norms

05-03-2015

International Women’s Day 2015

March 8 is International Women’s Day. The theme this year is “Make it happen: encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.”

05-03-2015

Women with disabilities must be seen as agents of change

Alba Gonzalez talks about what is important to her as a woman with a disability and the work she does to influence EU policy

05-03-2015

Women with disabilities can work at the frontline

CBM talks to Sonja Vasic, a medical doctor with a disability, who shares her experiences in the field

04-03-2015

Women and girls with disabilities have much to contribute

Rosangela Berman-Bieler section speaks about opportunities and challenges in progressing human rights of women and girls with disabilities

04-03-2015

CBM publishes its DID Toolkit

We have recently published our Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Toolkit

19-02-2015

Real life stories

Wilguy's story

Wilguy became paralysed after the earthquake in Haiti, but that hasn't stopped him from chasing his dreams

09-01-2015

Inclusion of people in Haiti

Our advocacy project is making the inclusion of people with disabilities a reality in Haiti, especially after the earthquake

09-01-2015

Haiti - five years on

CBM commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010

09-01-2015

Launch event at the EU Parliament

How much does the society gain when persons with disabilities are included?

12-12-2014

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

CBM celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2014

03-12-2014

CBM Workshop on Deaf Education

A workshop was held in Amman, Jordan to discuss regional priorities for providing quality education for learners who are deaf or deafblind

02-12-2014

CBM GCE Report

CBM launches the 'CBM and the Global Campaign for Education 2014' Report

01-12-2014

Promise of technology & persons with disabilities

Sustainable development and the promise of technology is the UN’s theme for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2014

01-12-2014

EU Parliament stresses Inclusion for Post-2015

Members of the European Parliament vote for a resolution on post-2015 which includes persons with disabilities

01-12-2014

Launch event at the European Parliament

Join us on Twitter in Brussels on 9th December at 2pm.

25-11-2014

Haiyan - inclusive response rebuilding livelihoods

Typhoon Haiyan destroyed Jerry's house and workplace, but being part of the response has given him an opportunity to rebuild

30-10-2014

New Term, New Opportunities: Strengthening Inclusion

CBM attended an event at the European Parliament to reaffirm our commitment to the issues of disability and development

22-10-2014

Emancipation of girls

On International Day of the Girl Child 2014 Sian Tesni discusses ways to avoid violence and abuse towards girls with disabilities.

11-10-2014

Growing with a loving and caring family

Life seemed harsh for Jose Luis, he was diagnosed deaf-blind and was then abandoned by his biological mother. His new family has helped him

07-10-2014

Life Story of Tam Hoang

Tam lost his vision at a young age, but he continued to study and gained more confidence at CBM supported Inclusive Education Programme

26-09-2014

Creating Opportunities through Inclusive Education

On 23rd of September, CBM spoke at the Open-up! workshop on inclusive education.

24-09-2014

Inclusive Education for everyone

During the International Week of the Deaf 2014 Anais Keenon shares her thoughts on deaf cultures.

22-09-2014

Inclusion in Education benefits everyone

A recent study found that excluding persons with disabilities incurs cost for the individual, for the economy and for society.

19-09-2014

When back to school is not so easy

Children living in countries where conflict is on-going or where natural disasters have destroyed schools face additional barriers.

19-09-2014

'Inclusive Education is our primary goal'

Sian Tesni and Katharina Pfortner discuss CBM’s approach to ensuring that all persons with disabilities have access to quality education.

19-09-2014

Changing the angle of perception of the problem

Maurice was discouraged from further education, but has a degree in Psychology and is a specialist in inclusive education and the Braille method - here he tells his story

17-11-2013


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