The Confederation of the Persons with Disabilities was founded in 2006 in Ankara, Turkey, by The Federation of the Blind, The Federation of the Mental Disability and the Federation of the Disabled.
The Confederation has being struggling with the human rights perspective to improve and strengthen the human rights of the persons with disabilities since its foundation. It has been a Pioneer of the disability movement in Turkey. Every year, it has expanded its advocacy activities, diversified its advocacy tools, in order to support persons with disabilities and increase their participation in decision-making process in many sectors includig employment, health, education etc. The Confederation is today still a bridge between public sector, legislators and civil society with the demands of independent living and accessibility.