The world is facing enormous challenges nowadays caused by COVID-19. To support the global understanding of consequences of these challenges on persons with disabilities, this Initiative seeks to gather information (i) on the experiences of persons with disabilities, and (ii) on how States are responding to states of emergency situations in relation to this specific population.
The COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor Coordinating Group express their alarm about increasing police violence against persons with disabilities in the context of the pandemic, and are calling on governments around… Read More
On 20 April 2020, the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor (DRM) launched an international survey to monitor state measures concerning persons with disabilities amid the pandemic. The initial analysis of the… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic is brewing a perfect storm that could facilitate violations for many people with disabilities who are subject to harmful practices; in particular, those with mystified or relatively rare conditions such as persons with albinism. Their situation, already… Continue Reading