Occupational therapists often work with those in the area of occupational justice, social justice and human rights. This may include refugee projects, indigenous health, music and occupational justice, policy and program considerations in arts programs for people with disabilities, as well as working with those in marginalised populations and in poverty affected areas.
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WFOT Position Statement on Human Rights
The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) fully endorses the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and has developed a position paper on human rights in relation to human occupation and participation.
WFOT publications - Human Rights
The WFOT has released several resources to support those in this are including a statement on the need for occupational therapy educators to ensure that graduates have the requisite human rights competencies has also been published.