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2020年 4月

2020-04-22 International CooperationStatement

Our Rights to Life during the Covid-19
– Emergency Statement from Persons with Disabilities at Risk-
April 20, 2020

World Independent Living Center Network(WIN)  We are global network of Independent Living Centers that support people with disabilities to live in the community regardless of the severity of their disabilities. This network was established in July 2017 at the Global IL Summit in Washington, DC and since, people with disabilities across borders are coming together to carry out activities and missions. With CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) is raging around the world, we are facing alarming crisis that people with disabilities are left behind and unable to receive crucial support that they need. UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD, adopted 2007) prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities and reaffirms that all persons…

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2020-04-13 Info

Request for the guarantee of human rights for persons with disabilities in response to COVID-19

With the outbreak of COVID-19 is getting worse, the shortage of ventilators and medical staff is becoming more serious, and the “selection of lives” that has begun to occur in other countries, DPI-Japan has sent a joint statement with other 6 organizations to the Prime Minister: “Request for the guarantee of human rights for persons with disabilities in response to COVID-19”. We would like to urge the government to take measures and give its support to ensure that everyone’s human rights are respected equally. — April 11, 2020. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan Request for the guarantee of human rights for persons with disabilities in response to COVID-19 Japan National Assembly of Disabled Peoples’ International (DPI-Japan) Japan…

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