DPI/AP Reports 2010

Report The 2nd Regional Conference on Women with Disabilities 2010 Guangzhou, China 29-31 March, 2010

Group Photo The conference started its first date with an Opening Ceremony to celebrate the theme "Innovation with Vitality Development for Inclusion". It had four host speakers comprising of Chairperson of Women Commission of Hong Kong, Chairperson of the Guangzhou Women Federation, Deputy President of the Guangzhou Disable Personsโ€™ Federation, and Deputy President of China Disabled Personsโ€™ Federation.

The opening ceremony highlighted the importance of Guangzhou and its connection with the disabilities issue. Guangzhou is claimed to be the 2nd most important city in China in terms of number of persons with disabilities whereas women with disabilities account for 48.7% among them. It is also set to be the pilot city for the promotion of social security for person with disabilities.

Please read full report from: http://www.dpiap.org/reports/pdf/RegionalConferenceWWDGuangzhou_10_04_29.pdf

Author: Mr. Kriangsak Teerakovitkjon, Ms. Sureeporn Yupa, Ms. Walaiporn Panomkul
Language: English
When: 29/4/2010

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