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Health 10-11-2021

MEP: Raising awareness on SMA without fighting for inclusion leads to isolation

Social rights and better inclusion in society are the areas where people living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) need more improvements, Greek EU lawmaker Stelios Kympouropoulos told EURACTIV.
Elections 03-03-2021

The right to vote for all is a matter of human dignity

As the European Commission is about to unveil the EU's new Strategy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for the next decade, Krzysztof Pater writes about one of the areas where discrimination is still acutely felt – the right to vote, effectively denied to many persons with disabilities across Europe.
Non-discrimination 03-12-2020

Neglected by public policy, women with disabilities face double discrimination

Being a woman with a disability often leads to double discrimination, particularly in France. EURACTIV France looks into this issue that continues to largely go unnoticed by policymakers.
Economy & Jobs 03-11-2020

Job market integration: pandemic puts disadvantaged at greater risk

The COVID-19 health crisis makes it even more difficult for disadvantaged people, who already have a hard time in normal times, to be integrated into the labour market. Could a paradigm shift be the solution? EURACTIV France reports.
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Global Europe 18-11-2019

Disability & Migration – AMiD final conference

How many migrants arriving in European have a disability? What kind of support do they need?