Disability at a Glance

Disability at a Glance

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The Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons (2003-2012) has the objective of promoting a move from a welfare-based to a rights-based approach towards disability. This publication contains information on how particular countries or areas in the ESCAP region define disability and on data collection and analysis methods used, in line with the Biwako Millennium Framework for Action towards an Inclusive, Barrier-free and Rights-based Society for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific.A crude statistical assessment showed that the total number of mentally handicapped persons in Hong Kong, China might ... (1999) N/A Design Manual: Barrier Free Access 1997; Transport Planning and Design Manual: Facilities for Peopleanbsp;...

Title:Disability at a Glance
Author:United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Publisher:United Nations Publications - 2006-01-01


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