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Serbia: European Union stops funding for institutional care

Posted 30/07-11 at 23.37

After sustained pressure from human rights groups, particularly Serbia's Disability Rights Initiative (MDRI-S), the European Union has withdrawn support for the reconstruction of six institutions for disabled people in Serbia.The €5.1 million pr ...

Bulgaria, Serbia, Rumania: Disabled people remain trapped in institutions

Posted 28/10-09 at 00.38

An investigation of institutions for people with intellectual and mental health impairments in Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia, has found evidence of human rights abuses, inhuman and degrading treatment and appalling neglect. Filthy conditions, the u ...

Serbia has ratified the UN Convention

Posted 02/06-09 at 00.13

The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia ratified the UN Convention on Disability Rights and the Optional Protocol on Friday, 29th May 2009. For Serbians, the Convention does not create new rights for disabled people but defines the ...

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