Brussels 15 July 2016 // The Netherlands ratified the Convention on 13 July 2016, bringing the total number of States Parties to the CRPD to 166 and total ratification of the Optional Protocol to 89.
Brussels 13 July // The report covers the work of the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) for the year 2015.
The report explains the values that guide IF's work and the strategies it is developing to reduce the incidence of spina bifida and hydrocephalus (SBH) by primary prevention, and to improve the quality of life of people with SBH and their families.
“Ten Years after the adoption of the CRPD by the EU, we remain invisible” - young self-advocates with Spina Bifida speak about the state of their human rights at European high-level conferences this week
Brussels 7 July 2016 // The rights of children and young people with disabilities were discussed in Europe this week as Patricia, a young girl from Slovakia raised awareness about children with disabilities at an important conference in Brussels and Dominik, member of the IF Youth Group, addressed the Disability Intergroup of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.