Public Hearing on the use of explosive weapons in populated areas at the Belgian Federal Parliament 6 January 2021
Today, 6th of January, the National Defense Commission of the Belgian Federal Parliament met to discuss a draft resolution on EWIPA.
Humanity & Inclusion, the International Labour Organization's Employment Department (Skills and Employability Branch) and the ILO's International Training Centre are organizing an online training on skills development for social inclusion in 2021.
Cash transfers by HI: a vital addition to humanitarian aid 8 December 2020
HI provides cash transfers as part of its humanitarian assistance. This new form of aid is vital in vulnerable countries suffering the disastrous social impact of Covid-19.
HI is working with people with disabilities to mitigate disproportionate impact of COVID-19 1 December 2020
December 3 marks International Day of People with Disabilities. They are often excluded from the rest of the society. The long-term impacts of COVID-19 threaten to exacerbate this exclusion even further.
Solar Electricity: Dicko works for a brighter future in Mali 26 November 2020
With HI’s support, Dicko installs and repairs solar panels to support his family.
Cluster munitions: weapons made to massacre 24 November 2020
Cluster munitions have been recently used in the Azerbaijan - Armenia war. HI Armed Violence Reduction specialist Gary Toombs explains why this weapon is banned.
On November 20th, on the occasion of Universal Children's Day, HI has published a report on the difficulties children with disabilities face in accessing education in the world’s poorest countries. Valentina Pomatto, Inclusion Advocacy Officer for HI, explains the obstacles to inclusive education.
HI sends a team to Honduras to assess the situation after the passage of Hurricane Iota 19 November 2020
Hurricane Iota, which made landfall in Central America on 17 November, caused considerable damage in the region - just two weeks after it was hit by another major hurricane. HI will send a team to Honduras at the earliest opportunity to assess the situation.
A Category 4 hurricane hit the coasts of Nicaragua and northern Honduras on Monday night, with potentially disastrous consequences for the populations of both countries. HI is particularly concerned about the threat to the most vulnerable people.
High-tech Recycling: HI re-uses donated artificial limbs to help children like Elinah 15 November 2020
Volunteer orthopedic specialists in a workshop in Lyon are changing the lives of people around the world by reconditioning valuable prosthetic parts donated by amputees.
Children with and without disabilities learning together 13 November 2020
Many children with disabilities have never been to school. Here are some examples of how HI works to include children with visual and hearing impairments in primary schools.
HI team is preparing to travel to the areas worst affected by Typhoon Goni, which made landfall in the eastern Philippines on 1 November.
In Uganda, HI has adapted 3D printing technology used for physical rehabilitation to produce protective face visors for health professionals on the front line
The Source platform provides access to resources on matters of Disability and Inclusion from peer reviewed journal articles, COVID-19 guidelines and the unique evidence produced by the Inclusive Futures programme.
HI in Lebanon helps 11-year-old Shahid to walk again 28 September 2020
Shahid was seriously injured in Syria in 2011 and has been unable to walk since. HI is providing physiotherapy and splints to get her back on her feet.