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Stopping the use of EU funds to support institutionalisation and segregation Stopping the use of EU funds to support institutionalisation and segregation

An isolated interpretation of the current legal framework as well as reactive enforcement activities by the European Commission enable to continued investment of EU ...

ENIL Task Force on Independent Living meets for the first time ENIL Task Force on Independent Living meets for the first time

On 25 May the ENIL Task Force on Independent Living meet for the first time, online on Zoom. 25 members of ENIL and allied ...

What Do We Want from the European Care Strategy? What Do We Want from the European Care Strategy?

At the beginning of March 2022, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the new European Care Strategy. This article explains the main ...

Postsocialist Care – Violence – Paternalism Postsocialist Care – Violence – Paternalism

The belated deinstitutionalization in post-communist societies is part of postsocialist care-violence-paternalism, economic scarcity, fear of impoverishment and a transgenerational aversion towards disabled people. In ...

Deinstitutionalisation Deinstitutionalisation

Deinstitutionalisation is a political and a social process, which provides for the shift from institutional care and other isolating and segregating settings to independent living.

First Results of ENIL’s Independent Living Survey Available First Results of ENIL’s Independent Living Survey Available

On 10 December, the Human Rights Day, the European Network on Independent Living – ENIL published the first results of the Independent Living Survey. ...