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Disability Rights UK Campaigns

  • Stop Disability Hate Crime - To truly tackle hate crime there needs to be an increase in the number of crimes, and incidents, that are reported. We have the resources to help you do this.
  • NHS Disabled Parking - Campaign for free disabled parking at hospitals in England

Campaigns where Disability Rights UK is a partner

  • Disability Confident - Disability Confident works with employers to challenge attitudes towards disability, increase understanding of disability and remove barriers to employment so disabled people have the opportunities to fulfill their potential and realise their aspirations.
  • Proud strong and visible - The goal of this project was to facilitate the implementation of Article 19 (Living independently and being included in the community) of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the Member States and the European Union. The project was led by the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) with Disability Rights UK as one of the project partners. It finished in 2014 but DR UK is a partner of ENIL and continues to support its aims.

Campaigns supported by Disability Rights UK

  • Prescription charges coalition - The Prescription Charges Coalition is a group of 29 organisations campaigning to end unfair prescription charges for people with long-term medical conditions.
  • Wheelchair priority space campaign - This Transport for London (TfL) campaign outlines the rules around the use of the wheelchair space on buses.
  • Hardest hit campaign -The Hardest Hit campaign, organised jointly by the Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) and the UK Disabled People’s Council, brings together individuals and organisations to send a clear message to the Government: stop these cuts now.
  • The energy revolution - Disability Rights UK is one of ninety charities, consumer groups, unions and businesses that have signed up to the new campaigning group: ‘The Energy Revolution’.

Old campaigns

  • Equally ours - Equally Ours aimed to help everyone understand how human rights benefit all of us in the UK, every day, in very practical ways; that they are an important part of our shared heritage.
  • I Can Make It Project - This campaign aims to lower the gap in employment between disabled people and non-disabled people.This will be done using existing spending by businesses and local government to make new jobs.