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Making a Complaint under the CRPD Workshops, the following resources were developed:

Introduction to Human Rights and the CRPD

  • Introduction to Key Concepts in the CRPD and International Human Rights Law A PowerPoint presentation which gives an introduction to the CRPD, an overview of the CRPD (target group, structure, interpretation, underlying policy & major themes), an outline of the CRPD’s cross-cutting obligations and CRPD recognised human rights & fundamental freedoms. Developed by the Australian Centre for Disability Law.
    Introduction to Key Concepts in the CRPD and International Human Rights Law Powerpoint, 902kb

Making a Complaint under the CPRD

  • Asserting human rights under the Optional Protocol to the CRPD A PowerPoint presentation which gives an overview of the CRPD treaty body and its functions, special intervention measures under the CRPD Optional Protocol, and a summary of CRPD communications mechanisms. Developed by the Australian Centre for Disability Law.
    Asserting human rights under the Optional Protocol to the CRPD Powerpoint, 686kb
  • A focus on the CRPD Individual Complaints Procedure A PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview  of the international human rights system and how to make a complaint to the UN Disability Committee. Developed by the Human Rights Law Resource Centre.
    A focus on the CRPD Individual Complaints Procedure Powerpoint, 195kb

Using Human Rights mechanisms

  • International human rights monitoring mechanisms and systemic advocacy,  a case study A PowerPoint presentation which gives an overview of the different reporting and monitoring mechanisms of the UN and for the CRPD, and provides a detailed case study on the sterilisation of women with disability to highlight how these mechanisms can be used for systemic advocacy. Developed by People with Disability Australia.
    International human rights monitoring mechanisms and systemic advocacy Powerpoint, 236kb

The Human Rights Commission

  • Using the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) to make a complaint related to the CRPD A word document which presents questions and  answers on which kind of complaints under the CRPD can be dealt with by the  AHRC and the processes for resolving them. Developed by the Australian Human Rights Commission.
    Handout - Convention - Frequently Asked Questions Word, 83kb

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