The German Federal Constitutional Court has ruled that stripping people under full guardianship (as well as criminal offenders) from their voting rights is unconstitutional. The resolution of January 29, 2019 was published today.
People with intellectual disabilities are eager and ready to vote. Why do the European elections matter to them and what makes electoral participation possible for them? Join us for a discussion at the European Parliament.
Silence, stigma, not being believed: This is what makes it so difficult to talk about violence against women. For women with intellectual disabilities, these barriers are even higher – especially if they are living in institutions, segregated from the rest of society, with no one who would listen.
Yann Deschamps, a self-advocate from France, made his demand clear at the leadership training Click here for the easy-to-read version “A fellow self-advocate once told me: ‘I don’t feel equal to the others because I’m not allowed to vote!'” Inclusion Europe’s board member László Bercse got to the heart of the topic during his presentation...