Disability Rights Commission


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Disability Rights Commission

A UK governmental body established in 2000, which is charged with promoting equality and eliminating discrimination against the disabled. The Commission has a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights, and protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine "protected" grounds: age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, and gender reassignment. The DRC provides information, advice and support to the disabled, employers and service providers.
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However, suggesting that landlords should already be working towards implementation of the Act, Simon Pickering, Practice Development Officer for the Disability Rights Commission, started by defining disability discrimination.
THE Disability Rights Commission has found many small businesses are successfully employing people with disabilities or long-term health conditions.
The Disability Rights Commission has launched a campaign to help the disabled get out and about.
The Disability Rights Commission said social care was "close to the point of no return" while the Tories slammed the Government's "failures".
No doubt some Echo readers will remember the critical letter I wrote dealing with the Disability Rights Commission consultation document in September of this year.
The CEHR replaced the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), the Disability Rights Commission and Equal Opportunities Commission.
This is despite the fact that Wales has a higher proportion of people with a disability than anywhere else in the UK with 21% suffering from long-term ill health, says the Disability Rights Commission.
The survey for the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) also revealed 62% believed it was a good thing to have an Act which protected everyone's human rights.
The centre, in Broadgate, city centre, has entered into a partnership with the Disability Rights Commission.
The work was sponsored by the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) following its investigation in April 2004 which found that over 80% of websites present barriers to disabled people.
The Disability Rights Commission is an excellent source of advice if you have more questions, as is the Disability Employment Adviser at your local Jobcentre
For a free guide, visit the Disability Rights Commission at www.

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