The Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) develops and disseminates free educational materials on the human rights of people with disabilities. We are pleased to offer these publications to the general public that enable self-advocacy, teach how to be a global advocate for people with disabilities, and explain how to promote implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities.
Human Rights. Yes! is a human rights training manual developed for people with disabilities and their representative organizations.
This publication explains the meaning of the rights enshrined in the Convention, provides guidance on self-advocacy tactics, and how to take a human rights approach to disability rights whether at the community or national level. It is an important resource for all individuals or organizations wanting to incorporate a human rights approach to disab…
Our handbook "We Have Human Rights" is an easy to read explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Learn what a Convention is, why it is important, understand your human rights, and how to be a self-advocate.
This publication is designed for people with intellectual disabilities, their families, friends, and organizations. It is also useful for children with disabilities, and for any one wanting a straightforward explanation of what the CRPD is and what it says about the human rights of people with disabilities.
Our handbook Change Your Life With Human Rights is an easy to read explanation of how to advocate for your human rights. Learn what human rights can do, what advocacy is, and how to take action to help yourself and other people with disabilities.
This publication is designed for use by people with intellectual disabilities, their families, friends, and organizations. It is useful for anyone wanting a straightforward explanation of how to advocate for their human rights. Change Your Life With Human Rights is also available as a WORD document without graphics .