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Social Development: Government Information: Library Guide: Disability

A guide to finding government information for Social Development students.

Children with disabilities

Africa

African Union. Continental Plan of Action for the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2010-2019.

African Union. Continental plan of action for the African Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 1999-2009.

East African Community. EAC policy on persons with disabilities. Arusha, T6anzania : EAC Secretariat, March 2012.

Malawi. Ministry of Persons with Disability and the Elderly. National Policy on Equalisation of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, June 2006.

Tanzania. Ministry of Labour, Youth Development and Sports. National policy on disability, July 2004.

United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Division for Social Policy Development. Toolkit on disability for Africa : introducing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. [Geneva] : United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Social Policy Development.

Papers

Mental Health and Poverty Project. The current state of mental health policy in South Africa. [Rondebosch] : Mental Health and Poverty Project, August 2008. (Policy brief 3)

Book

Disability and social change :   a South African agenda /    Cape Town, South Africa :   HSRC Press,   2006. G 68 E.HSRC.06.DISA

Broadcasting

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa. Code for people with disabilities regulations. Pretoria : ICASA, 2014.

Report on the National Summit for Persons with Disabilities, Boksburg, 15-16 March 2011. Pretoria : ICASA, 2011.

 

Disability & ICT

South Africa. Dept. of Communications.    Disability & ICT strategy /    Pretoria :   Department of Communications,   2012. G 68 E.COMM.12.DISA

Employment

South African Human Rights Commission. Disability toolkit : a quick reference guide & monitoring framework for employers. Braamfontein : South African Human Rights Commission, [2016.]

South African Human Rights Commission. Promoting the right to work of persons with disabilities : monitoring framework. Braamfontein : South African Human Rights Commission, 2015.

South African Human Rights Commission. Promoting the right to work of persons with disabilities : toolkit for the private sector.  Braamfontein : South African Human Rights Commission, 2015.

South Africa. Dept. of Labour.    Technical assistance guidelines on the employment of people with disabilities /    Pretoria :   Department of Labour, Chief Director of Communication   2002. G 68 E.LABO.04.TECH

FASSET. Disability toolkit.

Deller, Karen, Elmarie Koekemoer, Barbara Jones. Final research report for MERSETA OEM chamber: Empowering people with disabilities project 

Draft policy

The Department of Higher Education has published for consultation and comment the Draft strategic disability policy framework for the post-school education and training system, 2016.

New Policy

Department of Social Development. White paper on the rights of persons with disabilities. Pretoria : Department of Social Development, 9 March 2016.

Department of Social Development. White paper on the rights of persons with disabilities: implementation matrix, 2015-2030

Legislation

Department of Labour. Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No. 55 of 1998). Code of good practice : key aspects on the employment of persons with disabilities. Pretoria : Department of Labour, 2002.

Overview

Jerry Nkeli AtorneysBroad overview of the impact and an analysis of the effectiveness and efficiency of disability policy implementation in all spheres of government since 1994. The Presidency, Office on the Status of Disabled Persons, 2010. Includes a list of legislation.

Policies, strategies, frameworks, plans

Department of Health. Framework and strategy for disability and rehabilitation services in South Africa, 2015-2020.

Department of Social Development. Draft white paper on the mainstreaming of the right of persons with disabilities to equality and dignity (National Disability Rights Policy) In: South Africa. Government gazette no. 38471 (16 February 2015), General notice 129 of 2015.

City of Cape Town external disability policy (2010)

City of Cape Town. Policy on vulnerable groups : the City of Cape Town draft policy, March 2013

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council. Disability policy guidelines (2005)

eThekwini Municipality. Policy on vulnerable groups: people with disabilities and elderly persons (2007)

The disability rights policy of the Gauteng Provincial Government

Gauteng Department of Education Disability rights policy.

Gert Sibande District Municipality. People with disability policy (2012)

Legislative Sector South Africa. A framework strategy and implementation plan for dealing with disability in the legislative sector : final report (2007)

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality. Policy document for people with disabilities in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality (incorporating the metro integrated disability strategy) (2007)

South Africa. Department of Health. Rehabilitation for all : national rehabilitation policy (2000)

South Africa. Dept. of Provincial and Local Government. Disability framework for local government, 2009 - 2014 /    Pretoria :   Department: Provincial and Local Government,   2009. G 68 E.LOCA.09.DISA

South Africa. Dept. of Social Development.    Policy on disability /    [Pretoria :   Dept. of Social Development,   2009]. G 68 E.SOCI.09.POLI

South Africa. Department of Social Development.The National Development Plan 2030: persons with disabilities as equal citizens. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2015.

South Africa. Department of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities. Draft national disability policy and guidelines for implementation. Pretoria : Department of Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities, 2010.

South Africa. Office of the Deputy President.  Integrated national disability strategy :   white paper /    {Pretoria} :   Office of the Deputy President],   1997. G 68 E.PRES.97.INTE

South Africa. Ministry in the Office of the President. Integrated national disability strategy :   discussion paper.    [Pretoria] :   Ministry in the Office of the President,   1995. G 68 E.HEAL.95.INTE 

South African Human Rights Commission. Promoting the right to work of persons with disabilities : monitoring framework. Braamfontein : South African Human Rights Commission, 2015.

South African Human Rights Commission. Promoting the right to work of persons with disabilities : toolkit for the private sector.  Braamfontein : South African Human Rights Commission, 2015.

South African Human Rights Commission. An SAHRC Policy Paper 1997 #5 Disability

Swellendam Municipality. Policy on people with disabilities (2014)

Western Cape (South Africa). Office of the Premier.    Integrated provincial disability strategy (IPDS) /    Cape Town :   Office of the Premier, Western Cape,   2002. G PWC E.PREM.02.INTE

Public service

Legislative Support Programme. Framework strategy and implementation plan for dealing with disability in the legislative sector : final report, August 2007.

Policy statement on the management of the employment, development and career progression of people with disabilities in the Provincial Government Western Cape (2004)

South Africa. Department of Public Service and Administration. Policy on reasonable accommodation and assistive devices for employees with disabilities in the public service. Pretoria : Department of Public Service and Administration, [2014.]

South Africa. Public Service Commission. Branch: Investigations and Human Resource Reviews.    Assessment on disability equity in the public service /    Pretoria :   Public Service Commission ,   2008. G 68 E.PUBL.08.ASSE

South Africa. Public Service Commission.    Report on disability equity in the South African public service /    [Pretoria?] :   Public Service Commission,   2002. G 68 E.PUBL.02.DISA

 

Reports

South Africa. The Human Rights Council Resolution 26/20 on: “the rights of persons with disabilities to social protection” Special Rapporteur questionnaire to states parties : response from the Government of South Africa, May 2015.

South Africa. Presidency. Twenty year review : South Africa, 1994-2014. Background paper : disability. Pretoria : The Presidency, 2014.

Gender, Disability, Children and Youth Programmes Unit of the Policy Coordination and Advisory Services in The Presidency. Background report on targeted sectors for the Fifteen year review (2008)

South Africa. Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities.    Draft first country report to the United Nations on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities /    Pretoria :   Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities,   2012. G 68 E.WOME.12.DRAF

South Africa. National Office on the Status of Disabled Persons (OSDP). Disability inputs : ten-year research : impact of government policies towards people with disabilities : final report (2003)

South African Human Rights Commission.    South African Human Rights Commission equality report :   commentaries on equality : race, gender, disability and LGBTI issues.    Braamfontein :   South African Human Rights Commission,   2012. G 68 E.HUMA.12.SOUT

South African Human Rights Commission.    Towards a barrier-free society /    Houghton, Johannesburg :   South African Human Rights Commission,   2002. G 68 E.HUMA.02.TOWA

South African Local Government Association. Disability framework for local government & reasonable accomodation : workshop report, 4-5 September 2012.

Twenty year review : South Africa, 1994-2014 : background paper : disability

Standards

South Africa. Department of Social Development, issuing body.    Minimum standards on residential facilities for persons with disabilities /    Pretoria :   Department of Social Development,   2008. G 68 E.SOCI.08.MINI

SANS 10400 Building Regulations. Facilities for disabled persons.

SANS 10400-S:2011. The application of the National Building Regulations. Part S, Facilities for persons with disabilities.

Statistics

Oranje, Mark.    A comparative analysis of 1996 and 2001 census data on vulnerable and special target groups /    Pretoria :   The Presidency :   Department of Social Development,   2003. G 68 A.POPU.03.COMP

Statistics South Africa. Census 2011: profile of persons with disabilities in South Africa (Report No. 03-01-59)

Statistics South Africa.    Prevalence of disability in South Africa :   Census 2001 /    Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2005. G 68 A.POPU.2001.44

Statisticds South Africa. General household surveys.