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Reforming Zambia's Mental Health Law. The case of Mwewa and others V the Attorney General and another

Southern Africa Litigation Centre, Disability Rights Watch, Mental Health Users Network et al., (2017)

every person is supposed to be provided with healthcare services without discrimination. That is to say, persons with disabilities must enjoy the same health range, quality and standard of services and treatment as provided to others

Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Guidance for human rights monitors Professional training series No. 17 New

United Nations Human Rights , Eds.: UNHR, (2010)

The adoption and the entry into force of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol challenge such attitudes and mark a profound shift in existing approaches towards disability.

Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence. Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

Human Rights Watch, (2018)

This report details the challenges many women and girls with disabilities face throughout the justice process: reporting abuse to the police, obtaining appropriate medical care, having complaints investigated, navigating the court system, and getting adequate compensation.

“They Stay until They Die” A Lifetime of Isolation and Neglect in Institutions for People with Disabilities in Brazil

Human Rights Watch, (2018)

This report found that many people with disabilities enter institutions as children and remain there for their entire lives. Most of these institutions visited by Human Rights Watch researchers did not provide for more than people’s basic needs, such as food and hygiene, with scarce contact with the community and little opportunity for personal development. Some residents are tied to their beds and given sedatives to control them.

Stigma, Learning and Inheritance: An Ecocultural Study of Adaptation and Resource use among Families of Children with Down Syndrome in Thailand

Donald S Persons, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2017)

This study explored family adjustment and access to rehabilitative services for children with Down syndrome, between 0-5 years of age, in the ecoculture of Petchaburi Province, Thailand.

Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook

Steve Broach, Luke Clements and Janet Read, (2016)

Disabled children: a legal handbook is an authoritative yet accessible guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families in England and Wales. The handbook aims to empower disabled children and their families through a greater understanding of their rights and entitlements. It is essential reading for the families of disabled children, their advocates and lawyers, voluntary and statutory sector advisers, commissioners, managers and lawyers working for public authorities, education, social and health care professionals, students and academics. Each chapter has been adapted into a PDF for you to download for free

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