Everyone matters and no country is more important than another; justice is found in a world that cherishes its diversity.
Fears for NDIS
A summary of concerns about the design of Australia's important National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Vinny Went Cycling for Charity
Vinesh Kumar tells the story of his 500 mile cycle ride across India, of the Avarind Eye Clinic and his thoughts and lessons learned.
UN Declaration of Human Rights
The UN's Declaration is an important starting point for welfare reform. It makes clear the need for clear rights and entitlements and the importance of safeguarding freedom and…
Teachers as Leaders in the Journey to Inclusive Schools
This paper written by David Towell and Heidy Araque offers a framework for thinking about the issues to be addressed in plotting the journey to inclusion.
Full Citizenship for People with Intellectual Disabilities
An interview with Simon Duffy for the Finnish Year Book on Intellectual Disabilities on the nature of citizenship.
An outline of the innovative work of Manavodaya.
The Journey to Citizenship - Deinstitutionalisation in Finland
Finland is beginning to close its institutions for people with learning difficulties. Simon Duffy explores what can be learned about moving more quickly towards a…
The Transition Companion
Rob Hopkins explores how local communities can become more resilient and, in particular, less damaging to the global environment.
Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet
Tim Jackson's new book outlines the case for a new vision of prosperity, one linked to our meaningful participation in community life.
Learning the Art of Facilitation
Carl Poll talks about Manavodaya, the art of facilitation and the importance of the inner dimension of work with real integrity.
Manavodaya UK explores the real meaning of community and brings the UK together with colleagues in India to learn together.
About the Centre for Welfare Reform
Fellows of the Centre for Welfare Reform discuss social justice, citizenship and the reason for setting up the Centre.