Country studies for the project 'The right to independent living of persons with disabilities’ - Easy read case study reports

These reports from EU Member States in easy read format constitute the background material for the report ‘From institutions to community living for persons with disabilities – perspectives from the ground’. The country studies were prepared by FRA’s research network, FRANET.
  • Bulgaria
    [pdf] bg en
  • Finland
    [pdf] en fi
  • Ireland
    [pdf] en
  • Italy
    [pdf] en it
  • Slovakia
    [pdf] en sk

A group of people from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights went to different countries in the European Union.

They spoke with many different people including:

  • People with disabilities
  • Their families
  • Social workers
  • Politicians

They asked people what it is like to live in an institution and the community.

This is the report of the study.