98 p, ill.
In this report, Disability Rights International (DRI) has thoroughly documented and detailed human rights violations against people with disabilities - a culmination of the 20 years of work that DRI has carried out in Mexico. DRI’s investigations cover a wide range of institutions including orphanages, psychiatric hospitals, institutions for people with disabilities and for homeless people, among others. The documentation of such a large number of institutions provides an overview of a scale of violations of the rights of persons with disabilities in Mexico
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Disability and social diversity; children with disabilities; persons with disabilities; Human rights; freedom from exploitation violence and abuse; freedom of torture or cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; privacy and integrity; Inclusion; exclusion and discrimination; Rehabilitation; management (service delivery)
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article 10: right to life; article 12: equal recognition before the law; article 13: access to justice; article 14: liberty and security of person; article 15: freedom of torture or cruel inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; article 16: freedom from exploitation violence and abuse; article 19: living independently and being included in the community; article 23: respect for home and the family; article 25: health; article 27: work and employment; article 31: statistics and data collection; article 32: international cooperation