Abandoned and disappeared : Mexico’s segregation and abuse of children and adults with disabilities

ROSENTHAL, Eric
JEHN, Erin
GALVÀN, Sofia

Publication Date 

2010
93 p

This report presents an investigation of psychiatric institutions, orphanages, shelters, and other public facilities that house children and adults with disabilities in Mexico. It documents violations of the rights of people with disabilities under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and other human rights treaties ratified by Mexico

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CRPD