The international newspaper “The Guardian” has published an article from IFSW Secretary-General’s about his visit to Azerbaijan. To read the article please click here.
Staff and students at Al-Balqa Applied University Princess Rahma University College Social Work Department joined with local community centres to participate in events to mark World Social Work Day, reports Sahar Al-Makhamreh, a faculty member. People with disabilities and deaf students, together with others from mainstream schools, participated in games designed to allow all to […]
The annual Professional Social Work Conference of the Tanzania Association of Social Workers (TASWO) was opened on 16 October 2012 in Dar es Salaam by the Acting Chairperson of TASWO, Dr Zena Mabeyo, Among the professional issues on the conference agenda are the rights of people with albinism, social work with HIV/AIDS affected and infected […]
The China Journal of Social Work is presenting the Keswick Foundation Best Article Award to the one article that best reflects the aims and scope of the journal in a given volume/year. The annual award of US$400 is sponsored by the Keswick Foundation. The Journal aims to provide a platform for scholars within and outside […]
Rationale It is estimated that there are more than 600 million people with disability in the world (WHO). This represents between 18 and 20% of the world’s population. When the impact on families and carers is also considered, approximately 25% of the world’s population is affected by disability.. There is a strong correlation of impairment […]
June 30th, 2010 It was announced today in Sydney Australia that Imelda Dodds has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Trustee and Guardian (NSWTG) commencing 1 July 2010. Imelda has been acting in the role for the past year and has demonstrated strong leadership and dedication. The NSW Trustee and […]
December 3,2008 was the occasion of The International Day of Persons with Disabilities which was celebrated at UN Headquarters New York. IFSW was represented by Marcia Wallace. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, heralded as a major Human Rights treaty, was adopted by the UN General Assembly in December 2008 and has […]
The International Day of Persons With Disabilities is a good time to remember that 2008 has been an important year for international human rights, as much for persons with disabilities as for everybody. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol came into force on 3 May 2008 and the […]