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FRA presents to disability convention working group of the EuroGroup of NHRIs
25/05/2013

On 21-22 May, FRA presented the initial findings of its forthcoming report on legal capacity of people with mental health problems and people with intellectual disabilities.

The FRA disability project poster

The FRA disability project poster
Leaflet / Flyer
September
2011
This poster introduces the work of the FRA disability project.

The FRA disability project postcard

The FRA disability project postcard
Leaflet / Flyer
September
2011
Under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), people with disabilities are no longer being considered as being unable to play an active role in society. Instead of people with disabilities being viewed as the problems, the barriers they face are clearly recognised as being the source of the problem.

Choice and control: the right to independent living - Summary report

Choice and control: the right to independent living - Summary report
Summary
June
2012
This summary report outlines the findings of interview-based research carried out in 2010 and 2011 in nine EU Member States with persons with mental health problems and persons with intellectual disabilities. The research examined how they experience the principles of autonomy, inclusion and participation in their day-to-day lives.

Country thematic reports on the fundamental rights of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems

December
2009
These national thematic studies constitute the background information drawn on by FRA in order to compile its comparative report of the study "Fundamental rights of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems". The study covers all relevant aspects of the anti-discrimination and equality framework. In particular it focuses on the incorporation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) into national law in EU Member States.
  • Austria
  • Austria
  • United Kingdom
  • United Kingdom
  • Belgium
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Bulgaria
  • Cyprus
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Czechia
  • Denmark
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Finland
  • France
  • France
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Sweden

The legal protection of persons with mental health problems under non-discrimination law

The legal protection of persons with mental health problems under non-discrimination law
Report / Paper / Summary
October
2011
This report is the second publication from the legal study carried out in the context of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights' (FRA) project on the ‘Fundamental rights of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems'.

The fundamental rights of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems

In brief / Factsheet
November
2010
This factsheet examines the policy context and key issues of the first FRA disability project.

The right to political participation of persons with mental health problems and persons with intellectual disabilities

The right to political participation of persons with mental health problems and persons with intellectual disabilities
Report / Paper / Summary
November
2010
This report provides the first results from a legal study carried out by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in the context of its project on the "Fundamental rights of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems".