We want to put pressure on governments and the UN to end discrimination and exclusion against persons with disabilities during #COVID19. But we need evidence!
Answer the #IDA_COVID_Survey and let's build the case together!
#COVID vaccines must reach the furthest behind first: Persons with #disabilities must be prioritized in vaccination campaign!
For this, information & vaccination sites must be accessible. Read our 8 key recommendations & spread the voice! http://bit.ly/374oUbw
One obvious learning from the past few months is the conspicuous lack of consultation with people with disabilities, their representative organisations and human rights defenders with disabilities in shaping the response to the #COVID-19 pandemic.
-Danlami Basharu Chair, UN CRPwD
The future of disability antidiscrimination efforts should account for pervasive and normative biases.
The statutory definition of coercion is fairly uniform among the states: the use of intimidation or threats to force (or prevent) someone to do something they have a legal right to do (or not to do).
@WHO @hrw #HumanRights #MentalHealthMatters #crpd