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05.09.2019
New Public call for PA service
CIL Serbia and CIL Bor organised meeting More...
29.07.2019
New training for PA
CIL Serbia provided three new training More...
10.06.2019
New phase of project
After completing the first phase of the project More...
28.05.2019
Closing Press Conference
ReLOaD program at its end and successful project implementation More...
05.05.2019
Independent Living Day
ENIL published a guiding Manifesto with 4 key principles to realise Independent More...

The 12 Pillars of Independent Living


The 12 Pillars of Independent Living

To further clarify what Independent Living means in practice, the disabled people’s movement has identified a range of issues that need to be worked on and improved to make Independent Living a reality.

These “12 Pillars of Independent Living” are:

·             appropriate and accessible information

·             an adequate income

·             appropriate and accessible health and social care provision

·             a fully accessible transport system

·             full access to the environment

·             adequate provision of technical aids and equipment

·             availability of accessible and adapted housing

·             adequate provision of personal assistance

·             availability of inclusive education and training

·             equal opportunities for employment

·             availability of independent advocacy and self-advocacy

·             availability of peer counseling

Under each of the 12 Pillars (plus digital inclusion) there are a wide range of practical solutions to facilitate Independent Living, disability equality and social inclusion. However, we need to organise and work for political change if these goals are to be achieved.  


24.12.2014

All news:

PA Training
Violence against women
Risk of Poverty and Social Exclusion higher twice than EU average!
New CIL local branch
PA Service in Irig
Citizen participation and inclusive decision-making
PA training
Seventh Assembly of CIL Serbia
Training for PAs in 2016
NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICAL PARTICIPATION OF PWDs IN SERBIA
Signed LDAP
About discrimination
International Day of Persons with Disability
PA Service in Belgrade
Study visit to UK Parliament
American Ambassador visited CIL Serbia
Support to civil society organizations in drafting Local Action Plans in area of disability
Terms to Avoid When Writing About Disability
Employment of Persons with Disabilities
Parliamentary Working Group on Disability established
Training for PAs in Velika Plana
Project promotion
Round table in Smederevo
Round tables
Tomorrow Is Too Long to Wait for Inclusion
International Day of PWDs
29 Ways to Describe a Disability to Someone Who Doesn’t Understand It
CIL Serbia realised another PA training
Sectoral Round tables
Why Using a Wheelchair Is the Opposite of Giving Up
The 3 Words I Want Every Single Hospital Employee to Hear
8 ‘Helpful’ Things That Don’t Really Help People With Disabilities
When a Little Girl Felt Sorry for My Son
PA training in Vrsac
7 Microaggressions Disabled Folks Face at the Doctor’s Office—and 6 Ways to Fix Them
The 12 Pillars of Independent Living
The social model of disability
Hidden Limits
Dear Society, Why Don’t You See Different as Beautiful?
Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities



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