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Last week in Kampala, MDAC and our partners at Mental Health Uganda called on the Ugandan government to take decisive action to tackle widespread torture, ill-treatment and exploitation against people with mental health issues in the country. Launching two major reports, the organisations criticized a complete breakdown in law resulting in abusive practices in state psychiatric hospitals and communities. »
The Czech Supreme Administrative Court has acknowledged that children with disabilities have an enforceable right to receive social services to ensure that they can continue living in the community, with their families. »
MDAC is delighted to announce that leading international law firm Clifford Chance has awarded MDAC a Commendation under its Access to Justice Award. »
People with mental disabilities have been waiting for centuries for a legal capacity revolution and they need States to move from being unbelieving and intransigent to engaged and active. This will only happen if the UN and civil society provide them with feasible policy options. »


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