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Global Education Pre-Planning Project
on the Human Rights of Deaf People

"Deaf people and Human Rights"
Comprehensive report on the situation of Deaf people
in International Signs

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Chapter Title Video quality
0 Introduction High Low
1 Foreword High Low
2 Executive Summary High Low
3 Deaf People and Human Rights
3.1 The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities High Low
3.2 Basic Factors for Human Rights of Deaf People High Low
3.3 Deaf People and Human Rights
3.3.1 Lack of data on the situation of Deaf people High Low
3.3.2 The Global Education Pre-Planning Project on the Human Rights of Deaf People High Low
3.3.3 Evaluation of answers to the pre-planning survey High Low
3.3.4 Methodology and analysis in “Deaf People and Human Rights” High Low
3.3.5 Appreciation High Low
4 The Respondents
4.1 Self-Representation in Decision-Making High Low
4.1.1 Respondents' representation of Deaf people High Low
4.1.2 Non-respondents High Low
4.2 Economic Classification High Low
4.3 Population of Deaf People High Low
4.4 Medical and Social Views High Low
4.5 Respondent Organisations by Region High Low
5 Equality and Sign Language
5.1 Article 21 Freedom of Expression and Opinion; and Article 29 Participation in Political and Public Life High Low
5.2 Equal Citizenship High Low
5.2.1 The right to vote High Low
5.2.2 Obtaining a driver's license High Low
5.2.3 Marriage, children and adoption High Low
5.3 Recognition of Sign Language High Low
5.3.1 Sign language in legislation High Low
5.3.2 Sign language dictionaries High Low
5.4 Regional Overviews: Citizenship and Recognition of Sign Language High Low
5.5 Sign Languages - Part of the Human Heritage High Low
6 Education
6.1 Article 24 Education High Low
6.2 The History of Deaf Education
6.2.1 The manual method vs the oral method High Low
6.2.2 An emerging bilingual education High Low
6.3 Recognising the Right to Education High Low
6.3.1 Educational approaches High Low
6.3.2 Low awareness about bilingual education High Low
6.3.3 Low quality of education High Low
6.4 Regional Overviews High Low
6.5 Growing Acceptance of Sign Language in Deaf Education High Low
7 Access to Services and Sign Language Interpreting
7.1 The Meaning of Accessibility for Deaf People High Low
7.2 Access to Mass Media and Information High Low
7.2.1 Sign Language(s) on TV High Low
7.2.2 Captioning High Low
7.2.3 Government documents High Low
7.3 A Consequence of Limited Access to Information: the HIV/AIDS Situation High Low
7.4 Access to Government Services High Low
7.4.1 Formal access vs real access High Low
7.4.2 Increase in availability of sign language interpreters High Low
7.5 Sign Language Interpreting Services; Training and Code of Ethics High Low
7.6 Regional Overviews High Low
7.7 Low Quality of Training and Low Number of Sign Language Interpreters High Low
8 Lifelong Learning
8.1 Article 27 Work and Employment High Low
8.2 Vocational Training and Access to Higher Education High Low
8.3 Regional Overviews High Low
9 Final Comments from Researcher High Low
10 List of References High Low
11 Background of Research Team High Low
12 Appendices
12.1 Questionnaire High Low
12.1.1 Contact Details High Low
12.1.2 National Association of the Deaf High Low
12.1.3 Population of Deaf people High Low
12.1.4 Legislation and Policies High Low
12.1.5 Access to Government Services High Low
12.1.6 Access to the Media High Low
12.1.7 Status of the Country Sign Language High Low
12.1.8 Access to Education High Low
12.1.9 Status of the Sign Language Interpreting Services High Low
12.1.10 Employment High Low
12.1.11 General High Low
12.2 List of Country Respondents by Region High Low
13 Credit High Low
Updated on April 7th, 2009
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