The Romanian government should make sure that no child with disabilities is left out of education.
MDAC launches a resource page on the right to live independently and be included in the community (Article 19 of the CRPD). The page provides information on events and conferences, as well as links to a wide variety of relevant reports.
People with psychosocial disabilities in Uganda are here in Geneva. We spoke to others last week in Uganda and they appear on our video. They speak with one voice: END THE ABUSE!
The UN reviews Slovakia's disability rights records, as Government faces intense scrutiny on institutionalisation and segregation of children with disabilities in education.
In Geneva this afternoon a delegation of the Serbian government tried to convince the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities that it was “committed to inclusion”. Yesterday in a village called Stamnica, 120km from the capital Belgrade, the Serbian Government opened a new 112-bed building adding to an institution that now has 344 beds.
Today, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in a landmark case against Russia where a father was unlawfully denied custody of his daughter on account of his disability. The Court unanimously held that Russia had breached the father's right to respect for his family life.
The European Court of Human Rights found the Russian Government in breach of international human rights law after unlawfully detaining a child with disabilities in juvenile centre for 30 days.
Last week Oliver was in Bulgaria and with colleagues met members of the Government, the Parliament, the Ombudsman Office, the Supreme Court and civil society. They focused on advocating for adoption of a draft law which would abolish guardianship for people with disabilities and introduce supported decision-making.
The UN women’s rights committee has told the Czech Republic to change the law on forced sterilisation, and to protect family rights of women with mental disabilities.
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, tells UN Human Rights Council that the Moldovan Government must do more to ensure that people with disabilities can live dignified lives in inclusive communities.