Disability

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.

 

Washing the Tigers - Full

Washing the Tigers: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Malaysia is the second report in ERT?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 Malaysia. It is based on extensive field research and makes a set of detailed recommendations for reforms to law, policy and practice in respect of equality and non-discrimination.

In the Spirit of Harambee: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Kenya

For those seeking greater equality in Kenya, this is a time of hope. In 2010, the people of Kenya seized the opportunity for national renewal presented in the wake of the 2008 post-election violence, and adopted a new Constitution that enshrined a strong right to equality. Coming at the end of a decade which saw the introduction of laws prohibiting discrimination on grounds of disability, race and ethnicity and HIV status, and on a range of grounds in respect of employment, the Constitution marked the largest improvement in Kenya's legal framework on equality and non-discrimination.

The Equal Rights Trust letter to the Governor of Lagos State urging him to bring into force the Lagos State Special Peoples Bill 2010 (28 March 2011).

Full text of letter dated 28 March 2011 to His Excellency, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, urging him to bring into force the Lagos State Special Peoples Bill 2010. The Equal Rights Trust consider the Special Peoples Bill to be a positive development in the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, who face ongoing discrimination and stigmatisation.

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