In the opinion of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Advocate General, EU law prohibits employers from favoring one set of employees over another within a group of disabled employees.
The Poverty and Social Exclusion Review 2019 identified the poverty of disabled individuals in Lithuania as one of the highest in the EU. The overall poverty risk indicator in the country currently stands at 35%, up...
Ahead of the European Parliament elections in May, a new report warns that not a single EU member state has ensured that elections are accessible to all. Released on 20 March by the European Economic and Social...
Rabobank in the Netherlands discriminated against a blind customer by not providing equal accessibility to their mobile app for online banking.
Several EU countries fall short in dealing with people with special needs, including those with a disability, who are suspected of or charged with a crime.
The Netherlands Institute for Human Rights has ruled that a choir has discriminated against a woman in a wheelchair by denying her a spot as a choir member.
The high number of respondents helps give a clearer picture of the country's progress in implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Assistance in the voting booth for persons with a physical disability should be improved, the organization says, and the ballot should be redesigned to aid those with a visual impairment.
The rights of the disabled are still being overlooked in countries across the European Union. It's time for action: the full implementation of international rights protections for those with disabilities.
NGOs and Croatia's ombudswoman for people with disabilities conducted during 2015 and 2016 the research "Motherhood and women with disabilities". The aim was to acquire new knowledge in the insufficiently researched...