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It’s Our Story

It’s Our Story

It's Our Story is a mixed-media, oral history archive containing 1300+ video oral histories of persons with disabilities.

Breaking Boundaries

Breaking Boundaries

Our New Media Academy increased literacy through a curriculum that was accessible to all learners.

It's About Ability! YES

It's About Ability! YES

YES funded youth with and without disabilities to develop and implement community action plans.

Ability Summits

Ability Summits

WE worked with Open Hands to create lasting friendships through international exchange.

"Forward thinking"

Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics

"World Enabled gives me a voice"

Natasha Popovic, Refugee, Kosovo

"Trailblazers"

Anand Vadya, Professor, San Jose State University

"Bring ideas into action."

Alfredo Sfeir-Younis, Senior Advisor to the Managing Directors, The World Bank

Partners

  • Australian Government
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Unicef
  • UNESCO
  • VSA International
  • Open Hands Initiative
  • Youtube
  • University of California Berkeley
  • American Association of People with Disabilities
  • National Disability and Arts Center
  • SVILC
  • YO Disabled and Proud
  • RI Global
  • Tisano
  • ATNetwork
  • It's Our Story
  • Google
  • Arab Human Rights Foundation
  • YWD Convening
  • International Year Of Youth
  • Australian AID
  • Rrlogo
  • The World Bank
  • Cambodian Disabled Persons
  • WAG Blue
  • WID
  • Cafepress

Featured Blog

GAATES - Global Accessibility News

Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency runs study on telecoms accessibility Americas Mar 3, 2014 Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and the Secretariat for Human Rights of the Presidency (SDH/PR), are jointly working on the definition of the General Regulation of Continue reading the story… UAE creates new rules for sign language interpreters Middle East Mar 3, 2014 ABU DHABI: Legal experts have welcomed a new bylaw that requires non-Emirati legal translators to have five years of experience before they can practise. Sheikh Mohammed bin Continue reading the story… Indian government clears …
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‘It’s About Ability: An explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’

Almost six years ago as part of the celebrations that took place at the UN Headquarters in New York City for the entry into force of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), UNICEF and the Pineda Foundation / World ENABLED presented a child friendly version of the CRPD called It’s About Ability: An explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The child-friendly booklet is featured on the main UN Homepage (at www.un.org/disabilities) and is part of a collaborative effort to raise awareness on …
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World Enabled started with a vision of empowering youth challenged by stigma, prejudice and abuse and give them a chance to realize their potential. Thanks to supporters like you, the girls, boys, women and men that benefit from our research and educational programs are making that vision a reality.

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