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ADDC Bulletin August 14th, 2013


Welcome to the August 14th, 2013 ADDC’s Bulletin. 

CONTENTS 

UPDATES 
PDF New Website launch 
Pacific Disability Forum Board meets 
‘Investing in youth & human rights in Melanesia’ 
Call for respect 
Rights breach 
Pacific Disability Forum Supports Presidents Challenge on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights 
Shift under way in Asia in attitudes towards disability 
The World Bank’s report on the progress of poverty-reduction in Bangladesh ignores issues of disability, labour safety and violence against women 
University of Philippines holds exam in Braille 
Technology providing independence for people with vision disabilities 
New Smartphone Apps Find Ways to Assist People with Vision Disabilities 
IGNOU course material to display Scholarships for persons with disabilities 
NDEI aims to develop innovative ways to increase employment for people with disabilities 
Supporting young people with disabilities through technology and enterprise development 
GAATES Survey on Accessible Transportation and Mobility 
Life Improving for Disabled Women in China 
Africa: Empower Program Helps Advance Disability Rights Worldwide 
Zambia: Ensuring Access to ICTs for Disabled 

CONFERENCES and EVENTS 
Refer to ADDC website: Calendar of Events for new items 
Refer to Global Development International calendar 
ADDC Practitioners Interest Forum on 17th September 
International Day for Disaster Reduction - October 13, 2013 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 
The Disability Rights Fund Releases Request for Proposals:  Applications from PICs (Pacific Island Countries) are due August 15th, 2013 

RESOURCES 
New issue of Community Eye Health Journal: "Neglected Tropical Diseases" 
Advocacy for inclusion 
HIV and AIDS and Disability 

NEWSLETTERS: OTHER ORGANISATIONS 
KiLGA Newsletter 
IDDC Newsflash July edition 
Source E-Bulletin August 2013