"This reports looks at the main barriers to the realisation of disabled people’s right to live independently and be included in the community, which is set out in Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). They are grouped in seven broad areas: (1) misunderstanding and misuse of key terms, (2) negative attitudes and stigma, (3) lack of support for families, (4) prevalence of institutional services, (5) barriers related to community support services, (6) barriers in mainstream services and facilities, and (7) barriers, concerning other CRPD provisions, with effect on Article 19. A set of recommendations is also provided, outlining measures required to address these barriers"
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Cross-cutting; accessibility; attitudinal barriers; Disability and community; family & caregivers; independent living; Disability and social diversity; persons with disabilities; Health; systems: health workforce; Inclusion; culture; inclusion and mainstreaming; society and social change; Rehabilitation; management (service delivery)
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