Pleasant autumn is nearing its end, and December has been a busy month in Hami centers, we had a full programmed season for our students and their families. this December we had a joint session that was held at the Janet Abad Center with the participation of Allameh Tabataba’i university at the field of empowerment for families. also There was also a training session on game therapy regarding the culture and tradition of immigrants for the executive staff of the center.
Like most of the time, this month’s Janet Abad Center was full of kindness because of of our volunteers; some charities provided students with warm clothes and new shoes, and a group of volunteer physicians team checked health issues and another volunteer group cut the boys’ hair.
At Semnan Center some workshops were organized by the Sky Foundation for Women Residing in the Mehmanshar of Semnan Province . these workshops were about breast and uterine cancer and its prevention and child psychology workshop .
we had also two Creative Workshop for Students at the Mashhad and Qom Centers. A workshop on Women’s rights was held with the participation of refugee and activists and National Committee of Women Office .
In this session, after prioritizing issues related to women, considering the high number of divorces in refugee families,the healthy family plan and pre-marital education was explained .
Another program of the Mashhad Center was a celebration of the International Day of Disabled People, which was attended by two active refugees from the Refugee Disability Community.
The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992 by United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
Building on many decades of UN’s work in the field of disability, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, adopted in 2006, has further advanced the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other international development frameworks, such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action, the New Urban Agenda, and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Financing for Development.
2019 Theme: Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda
This year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as anticipated in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which pledges to ‘leave no one behind’ and recognizes disability as a cross-cutting issues, to be considered in the implementation of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Disability is referenced in various parts of the SDGs and specifically in parts related to education, growth and employment, inequality, accessibility of human settlements, as well as data collection and monitoring of the SDGs.
The United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy
On 11 June 2019, Secretary-General António Guterres launched the United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy in line with his commitment to make the United Nations an inclusive organization for all.
The United Nations Disability Inclusion Strategy provides the foundation for sustainable and transformative progress on disability inclusion through all pillars of the work of the United Nations. Through the Strategy, the United Nations system reaffirms that the full and complete realization of the human rights of all persons with disabilities is an inalienable, integral and indivisible part of all human rights and fundamental freedoms.