CRPD

Special Rapporteur Catalina Devandas response to the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

In her response to the Lancet Commission on Global Mental Health that was released yesterday, Ms Devandas puts forward very clear message, that the report “fails to understand the potential of the CRPD to reframe, transform and enhance the global response to mental health in light of the rights of persons with disabilities.\” She highlights the Commission […]

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TCI Asia Pacific Open Letter to the Organizers and Partners of the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit 2018

Dated: 09-10-2018 Open Letter to the Organizers and Partners to the process of the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit 2018, London,9th and 10th October, 2018. Expressing dissent over the process adopted and the expected outcome of the forthcoming Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit TCI Asia Pacific is a regional DPO of persons with psychosocial disabilities, and

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TCI ASIA Pacific: Engaging the Global Mental Health Movement in Dialogue

Author: Bhargavi Davar, PhD  Convenor TCI Asia PacificPublished on Mad in America Bhargavi Davar elaborates on the assertion of full human rights for persons with psychosocial disabilities by bringing a \”CRPD-inspired discourse to counter the globalizing of psychiatry, which has involved the Global North exporting its medical model to the Global South.\” She talks about \”the

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#WhatWENeed Myanmar

#WhatWENeed in MyanmarFull CRPD Compliance on the inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities Myanmar obtained Independence from Britain in 1948. Even though a former British colony, Myanmar has chosen not to be a part of the Commonwealth nations. There are strong feelings about having been colonized, that foreign rule has isolated the country for 50

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Bali Declaration 2018

Bali Declaration 2018 Transforming Communities for Inclusion- Asia Pacific[TCI Asia Pacific] We, persons with psychosocial disabilities and cross disability supporters from 21 countries of the Asia Pacific region, in Bali, on August 29th 2018, and at the Plenary meeting of Transforming Communities for Inclusion – Asia Pacific [TCI Asia Pacific] [1] Hereby confirm: The systematic and

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Join the #WhatWENeed Campaign

#WhatWENeed is full CRPD Compliance on the inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities. Partners for reframing from Mental Health to Inclusion this International Mental Health Week, 2018[1] Persons with psychosocial disabilities, users and survivors of psychiatry, people with \”mad\” identities and other identities thereof are herewith calling for support to have our voices amplified through

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