UNCRPD: What is Article 12 and legal capacity?

MENTAL HEALTH EUROPE (MHE)
Publication Date 
June 2016
2.5 min

Article 12. of the UNCRPD wants to ensure that every person with disabilities including people with psychosocial disabilities may enjoy equal recognition before the law which requires legal capacity.

This short animated video seeks to explain what legal capacity is all about and recalls that everyone has the inherent right to make their own choices including people with psychosocial disabilities. 

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