In November 2011, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published ‘Rethinking disability policy’ by Jenny Morris.
Published in 2011, the first ever World report on disability, produced jointly by WHO and the World Bank, suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability.
In October 2011, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a report on ‘The legal protection of persons with mental health problems under non-discrimination law’.
In September 2011, the Department for Work and Pensions published ‘A qualitative study exploring employers’ recruitment behaviour and decisions: small and medium enterprises’.
Disability Politics UK is asking people to sign an e-petition to help increase the number of disabled MPs.
In September 2011, the Equality Challenge Unit published ‘Enabling equality: furthering disability equality for staff in HE’.
In September 2011, the Government published its response to the ‘Access to Elected Office for Disabled People’ public consultation.
In September 2011, the Employers’ Forum on Disability (EFD) launched its new Disability Standard.
Clearkit is an online resource to help employers recruit disabled people.
In August 2011, the EHRC published a briefing document on its activities to promote, protect and monitor the implementation of the Convention in the UK.