Opening hours during the holidays

Opening hours during the holidays

The Stockholm office is closed over the holidays from December 22 to January 5. For urgent matters, please contact us on: +46 (0)738-851565 Marry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Christmas greeting from the President of MyRight

Christmas greeting from the President of MyRight

2017 has been an eventful year and MyRight has gathered forces internally, collaborated within and outside our existing networks and made new interesting contacts. There are many milestones to loock…

Disability Rights Bill passed in Nepal

Disability Rights Bill passed in Nepal

On 6th Aug. 2017the legislative-parliament of Nepal has passed the Disability Rights Bill, after several hurdles and challenges. This act has been formulated in the leadership of the Ministry of…

MyRight is looking for Gender and Disability specialist

MyRight is looking for Gender and Disability specialist

Closing date: 20th March MyRight is a member-owned organisation with 23 Swedish disabled persons organisations (DPOs) with head office in Stockholm. The member organisations conduct partnership development projects with their equivalent…

Välkommen till inspirerande seminarium på internationella FN-dagen!

Välkommen till inspirerande seminarium på internationella FN-dagen!

Agenda 2030 Inkludering av personer med funktionsnedsättning i internationellt utvecklingssamarbete  Milleniemålen misslyckades med att inkludera personer med funktionsnedsättning, vilket lämnade en av de fattigaste och mest sårbara grupperna utanför den…

"Yesterday I achieved one of my dreams" - Rasanjli Pathirage

”Yesterday I achieved one of my dreams” – Rasanjli Pathirage

Hör Rasanjli Pathirage från vår partnerorganisation på Sri Lanka berätta om sitt liv. Länk till filmen hittar du här!

Se MyRights ordförande Görans film om teckenspråk i världen!

Se MyRights ordförande Görans film om teckenspråk i världen!

Här kommer en videohälsning från MyRights ordförande Göran Alfredsson som han gjorde inför Internationella Dövveckan 2016. Temat i år var jämlikhet genom teckenspråk och därför ville vi dela med oss några…

MyRight skriver till Stefan Löfvén

MyRight skriver till Stefan Löfvén

Sverige ska fortsätta att vara en stark röst för internationell solidaritet. Läs brevet som MyRight tillsammans med andra organisationer skrivit till Stefan Löfvén här!

MyRights Generalsekreterare Tiina Nummi-Södergren kommenterar Sidas nyhet om insatsen i Syrien

MyRights Generalsekreterare Tiina Nummi-Södergren kommenterar Sidas nyhet om insatsen i Syrien

För att öka möjligheten för särskilt kvinnor och personer med funktionsnedsättning att få jobb kommer Sida att ge ett stöd på 150 miljoner kronor till Syrien. MyRights Generalsekreterare Tiina Nummi-Södergren kommenterar:…

Javier Rodrigues, chairman of ANSNIC

Deaf students go to university for the first time

30 years ago, there was no developed sign language in Nicaragua. There were a number of home-made signs created within families and circles of friends, but most words had to…

Medlemmar från SRF och TAS står i vitakäppenparaden med sina vita käppar uppsträckta i luften.

SRF’s partnership in Tanzania raises the profile of people with impaired vision and albinism

In November, the TLB – Tanzania League of the Blind turned 50 years old. The SRF – Swedish Federation for the Visually Impaired, which has been working with TLB for…

Flicka lyssnar på läraren och skriver på sin punktskriftsskrivare i klassrummet. Eleverna på bilden ler.

Today Isabell counts

25 years after she began fighting for her own daughter’s right to education, Rosa Montana is unable to hold back the tears when she hears Isabell say “I no longer…

Medlemmar i RUB sitter på en bänk.

International award for its rights work

RUB – The Rwanda Union of the Blind has won an award for its work in educating, engaging and giving a voice to persons with visually impairment in Rwanda. The…

Children playing outdoors.

What seems impossible at first can become possible

I meet Rosa Montana in the café outside the MyRight office in Nicaragua. She has just finished a meeting of the programme group. Rosa is responsible for educational issues at…

Kripa Shresta and Jyoti Singh.

Teachers from Nepal put their greater knowledge to practical use

I meet Kripa Shresta and Jyoti Singh at the offices of the Autism and Asperger Association in Stockholm. Kripa and Jyoti are teachers at a centre for children with an…

Två kvinnor med hattar.

Women’s cooperative enables children’s education

In the village of Arani, 70 percent of the residents can knit. There used to be a cooperative here, run by a priest. Now a number of women are building…

Mother with two children.

First step towards inclusive education

Inclusive education is a major challenge, not least for poor countries, where knowledge of the various disabilities remains low. In Bolivia, a wide range of changes are still needed before…

Imesha närbild.

Vocational training was the turning point in Imesha’s life

Imesha Madhumali lives in the town of Buttala in Sri Lanka. She was involved in a road traffic accident as a baby and since then she has not been able…

Mamma med dotter i knät

The right to a language underpins everything

Deafblind persons in Rwanda live an extremely vulnerable life. They have no organisation to fight for their rights and many are hidden away in their homes. In order to raise…

Mamma som håller sitt barn.

A functioning everyday life creates hope and faith in the future

The Swedish National Association for Disabled Children and Young People (RBU) is running a joint project with the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) in Tanzania. Together they…

Kille som stöter kula.

Sport builds bridges to society

Oaza, an organisation by and for persons with intellectual disabilities, has established a national sports competition for persons with disabilities in Bosnia-Herzegovina, with the help of FIFH in Malmö. The…