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Date and time:
April 15, 2016 10:00AM - April 17, 2016 6:00PM
Organised by The Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai; and the Socio Legal Information Centre (HRLN); and International Senior Lawyers Project, UK.
The Centre for Disability Studies and Action, in collaboration with HRLN and ISLP, seeks to bring together key stakeholders nationally and internationally, including persons with disabilities, senior lawyers, academics and activists. This three-day conference will provide a forum for dialogue and learning to build capacity on the use of law to further the rights of persons with disability in India.
The first two days of the conference will focus on six thematic areas relating to disability and the law:
The third day of the conference will focus on issues around disability rights in the context of Higher Education, such as:
After the conference, important municipal and international jurisprudence that has evolved in the last five years around the rights of persons with disabilities will be consolidated. This consolidation, along with the material, will be compiled into a printed repository.
Who can attend?: Open for academicians, lawyers, human rights organisations, persons with disability, disability activists, PhD and doctoral students, NGO's, Education institutes, scholars and students from any discipline (e.g. social sciences, pure sciences, architecture, psychology, media and culture studies, disability studies, political Science, English literature).
Publication: The Centre for Disability Studies and Action, TISS, HRLN, and ISLP will facilitate publication in partnership with other universities/organisations.
Registration Fee & Accomodation: All invitees & guests will be provided all the Conference & Accomodation facilities
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