The project aimed at identifying obstacles in accessing judicial and non-judicial bodies, such as equality bodies. It also aimed to map promising practices that facilitate access to justice for people who feel that their rights have been violated, such as victims of discrimination.
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has today published a report on the right to political participation of persons with mental health problems and persons with intellectual disabilities in the European Union (EU). The right to vote is a fundamental right of all EU citizens. However, in some Member States persons with mental health problems and persons with intellectual disabilities are discriminated against, since they are not granted this right.