First regional conference for the disabled [Archives:2003/677/Local News]

October 16 2003

Sana'a, 14 Oct._ Meetings of the 1st regional conference for the disabled was concluded in Sana'a last Monday. The conference was carried on for three days under the title: “Total merging and a better life for the disabled”.
In the conference which was organized by the Arab Establishment for Human Rights between the 11th and the 13th of this month, a number of working papers were presented by intellectuals working on the disabled issues in the Arab countries, such as Jordan and Oman. From Yemen a number of concerned personalities participated in the discussions and in presenting working papers to the conference as well.
The conference discussed the Arab Establishment for Human Right’s experience in the rights and status of the disabled children in Yemen and how to merge those unfortunate in schools and the obstacles that face employing disabled people and how to overcome them as well as how to provide technical and financial support for those people with special needs.