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Social protection

Article 28 CRPD

1. States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to an adequate standard of living for themselves and their families, including adequate food, clothing and housing, and to the continuous improvement of living conditions, and shall take appropriate steps to safeguard and promote the realization of this right without discrimination on the basis of disability.

2. States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to social protection and to the enjoyment of that right without discrimination on the basis of disability, and shall take appropriate steps to safeguard and promote the realization of this right, including measures: a. To ensure equal access by persons with disabilities to clean water services, and to ensure access to appropriate and affordable services, devices and other assistance for disability-related needs; b. To ensure access by persons with disabilities, in particular women and girls with disabilities and older persons with disabilities, to social protection programmes and poverty reduction programmes; c. To ensure access by persons with disabilities and their families living in situations of poverty to assistance from the State with disability-related expenses, including adequate training, counselling, financial assistance and respite care; d. To ensure access by persons with disabilities to public housing programmes; e. To ensure equal access by persons with disabilities to retirement benefits and programmes.

Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Synthesis report - updated edition November 2009 (first edition October 2008) by Mark Priestley.
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Report on the social inclusion and social protection of disabled people in European countries
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Compiled by the Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED) - state of affairs up to November 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Report prepared for the Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED) October 2009
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics
Implications for people with disabilities (PwDs) arising from the national policy developments during 2006-2008
Date: 10 February 2011. Topics