List of acronyms

AT Assistive Technology
CEDAW Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CESCR Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 
CRPD Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
 CRPD Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 
CRC Committee on the Rights of the Child
CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child 
CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child
 DFIs Development Financing Institutions
 DPOs Disabled Persons Organizations
DISD Division for Inclusive Social Development/UNDESA
EC European Commission
G3ICT Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs
HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency virus / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ICESCR International Covenant on Economic and Cultural Rights
ICF International Classification of Function, The World Health Organization
ICT Information and Communication Technology
ILO International Labour Organization 
ITCILO International Training Centre of the ILO
 IPU Inter-Parliamentary Union
ITC Information and Communication Technology 
ITU International Telecommunication Union
 MDGs Millennium Development Goals
MFIs Microfinance institutions 
MSPs Multi-stakeholder Partnerships
 NAPs National Action Plans
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NVDA Non Visual Desktop Access
OHCHR Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
OSISA Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa
PCM Project Cycle Management
PRP Protracted Relief Programme
SABE Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered
SDGs Sustainable Development Goals
SRH Sexual and Reproductive Health 
UDHR Universal Declaration of Human Rights 
UN United Nations
UN DESA United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
USAID United States Agency for International Development
VOCA Voice Output Communication Aids 
WASH Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
 WHO World Health Organization