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Aviz adoptat on 21/01/2014
Referințe: 
TEN/515-EESC-2013
Sesiune plenară: 
495 -
Ian 21, 2014 Ian 22, 2014

Accessibility is not just a technical issue but a human right. The aim of this own-initiative opinion is to draw the attention of policy makers to the challenges and barriers that still exist for people with disabilities.

Accessibility as a human right

Aviz adoptat on 20/03/2019
Referințe: 
SOC/554-EESC-2017
Sesiune plenară: 
542 -
Mar 20, 2019 Mar 21, 2019

In each of the 27 EU countries, there are laws or organisational arrangements which exclude some voters with disabilities from participating in EP elections. If the best practices from across all countries were implemented, an ideal system would emerge in which every EU citizen with disabilities not only would have the full possibility to vote but also would be able to choose for themselves the most convenient way in which to vote.

Information report: The real right of persons with disabilities to vote in EP elections

Aviz adoptat on 19/10/2016
Referințe: 
SOC/538-EESC-2016-00695-00-00-ac
Sesiune plenară: 
520 -
Oct 19, 2016 Oct 20, 2016

EESC opinion: Concluding observations of the UN CRPD Committee to the European Union – A new strategy for persons with disabilities in the European Union

Aviz adoptat on 11/07/2018
Referințe: 
SOC/579-EESC-2018-01639-00-00-ac-tra

Women with disabilities constitute 16% of the total population of women in Europe, which means in the EU there are approximately 40 million women and girls with disabilities.
Women with disabilities face intersectional discrimination in all areas of life, including, socio-economic disadvantages, social isolation, violence against women, forced sterilisation and abortion, lack of access to community services, low-quality housing, institutionalisation, inadequate health care and denial of the opportunity to contribute and engage actively in society.

 

EESC opinion: The situation of women with disabilities (exploratory opinion requested by the European Parliament)

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