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Category: Press Release

For the Right of Persons with Disabilities to Live in Communities

Posted in Accessibility, Announcements, Disability Support, and Press Release

The COVID-19 pandemic has made life difficult for all members of the society, and it is well accepted that persons with disabilities are at higher risk to the disease. In his policy brief, entitled “A Disability-Inclusive Response to COVID-19,” the United Nations Secretary General pointed out that the pandemic is deepening inequalities in the society as   the health, social and economic impact on persons with disabilities (PwDs) is disproportionate. The Secretary General also stated that…

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