EFC “Assessing the impact of European Governments’ austerity plans on the rights of people with disabilities”

The European Foundation Centre launched a study entitled “Assessing the impact of European Governments’ austerity plans on the rights of people with disabilities”. The study reveals how reduced spending on welfare and social services by some Member States is resulting in a disproportionately affecting people with disabilities. The study analyses the specific impact-in terms of employment, independent living, education, primary care and assistance -on the rights of people with disabilities.

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