Disability

Alternative report submitted to the 17th session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in relation to the initial report submitted by: Republic of Moldova

Submission from the Equal Rights Trust and Promo-LEX Association for the 17th Session of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in relation to the initial report submitted by the Republic of Moldova.  

Crime and disabled people: Measures of disability-related harassment 2016

Extract from the report:  The Equality and Human Rights Commission (the Commission) is a statutory body established under the Equality Act 2006. It operates independently to encourage equality and diversity, eliminate unlawful discrimination, and promote and protect human rights. The Commission enforces equality legislation on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Supreme Court Order of Reena Banerjee and others v Government of NCT of Delhi and others

Court order of Reena Banerjee and others v Government of NCT of Delhi and others, concerning deaths and inhuman treatment in a mental health institution. The Supreme Court ordered that the Union of India and other competent state and union authorities be identified and then respond to allegations that they were failing to meet their obligations under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995. 

НА МЕЖІ: Вирішення проблем дискримінації та нерівності в Україні

НА МЕЖІ: Вирішення проблем дискримінації та нерівності в Україні (In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine) is the fifth report in the Equal Rights Trust's country report series. It is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Ukraine.

In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine

In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine is the fifth report in the Equal Rights Trust's country report series. It is the first ever comprehensive account of discrimination and inequalities on all grounds and in all areas of life in Ukraine. It is based on extensive field research including testimony and case studies from victims of discrimination across Ukraine. After its thorough analysis, the report makes a set of detailed recommendations for reforms to law, policy and practice to ensure equality for all.

 

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