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Publication date: 10 August 2012

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Two new FRA reports capture the experiences of exclusion and discrimination of people with intellectual disabilities or mental health problems. The reports highlight the need to move from institutional to community-based living arrangements and to reformulate laws and policies to make them more inclusive.

Both FRA reports provide a basis for EU and Member States' discussions on how to protect and fulfil the rights of people with disabilities, and can be used to support them in fulfilling their obligations under the CRPD.
The reports were being presented at an international conference on "Autonomy and inclusion" in Copenhagen on 7-8 June 2012.

Refer to the tabs above for more information about the Programme and the documents produced by the working groups listed below:

  • Right to political participation
  • Involuntary placement and involuntary treatment
  • Deinstitutionalisation
  • Legal capacity and supported decision-making
  • Having a family
  • Bullying and harassment