Rights-Based Approach

Exploring key issues in human rights based victim assistance, Marianne Schulze, human rights consultant / Atlas-alliance

Emerging trends: Linking victim assistance and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Sheree Bailey, Victim Assistance Specialist, AP Mine Ban Convention Implementation Support Unit

Assisting Landmine and other ERW Survivors in the Context of Disarmament, Disability and Development, AP Mine Ban Convention Implementation Support Unit

Building upon the precedents established through more than a decade of efforts to implement the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, this publication highlights opportunities for ensuring coherence, closer cooperation and efficiency on victim assistance, ultimately with a view to achieving the greatest impact on the ground in affected communities.

Connecting the Dots Full Report, Survivor Corps

“Two disarmament treaties have come into play – the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty (Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction), and the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. In between these treaties came the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which was adopted in 2006. This publication aims to familiarize the readers with the connections between the three treaties in a way that helps enhance the implementation of each one.

A Human Rights-Based Approach to Disability: The Legal Framework for Survivor Assistance in 24 States Parties, Landmine Survivors Network (2005)
An assessment of the extent to which the rights of mine survivors are protected and promoted by effective laws and policies in the 24 States Parties identified as having the most number of mine survivors. The legislation is assessed against international standards on the human rights of persons with disabilities, including the human rights-based approach to disability embodied in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Disability and a human rights approach to development, A look at what the human rights approach to development means in practice, drawing on both what disabled people have already achieved and highlighting the challenges and opportunities offered by the new aid instruments and structures.

Downside of the Human Rights-Based Approach to Disability in Development, H. Katsui, Disability Knowledge and Research (KaR) programme.  This paper focuses on the downside of the human rights-based approach (HRBA) to disability in development. The aim is to provide critical insights.

Building an Inclusive Development Community (BIDC) Projects