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New EU reports show that disability rights are still not realised in practice

New reports show that discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities and people with mental health problems continues despite the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) by the EU and 20 Member States.

Two new reports by the European Union’s Fundamental Rights Agency capture the experiences of exclusion and discrimination of people with intellectual disabilities and mental health problems. The reports highlight the need to move from institutional to community-based living arrangements and to reformulate laws and policies to make them more inclusive.

 

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