How do EDF members campaign?

International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF)

*The International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) campaigns for the realisation of our right to health Find more here

*Facts and figures about Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Find more here


European Deaf Union (EUD)

*The European Deaf Union (EUD) has launched a publication giving the deaf perspective on the UN CRPD implementation in Europe. The publication focuses specifically on Article 29 concerning 'Participation in Political and Public Life' Find more here

*EUD has provided its answers to the list of issues Find their answers on the UN's website

*They also provide regular updates of the process in videos with sign language. Find the videos on their website


European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)

*The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) has launched their alternative report on Article 19 on Independent Living. Find more here

*They also provided answers to the list of issues

Their answers are available on the UN's website


Autism Europe

*Autism Europe has issued its own Alternative Report providing more information on existing gaps in the UN CRPD implementation of the rights of persons with autism by the EU. Have a look at the report here

*Autism Europe is campaigning to stop discrimination against people with autism across Europe, under Article 5 of the UN CRPD concerning equality and non-discrimination. Find more here

*They also launched a report on autism and employment in 2014, addressing Article 27 of the UN CRPD concerning work and employment. Find the report here


European Blind Union (EBU)

*The European Blind Union (EBU) has launched a report on Political Participation Rights of Blind and Partially-Sighted People in Europe. Download it here

*They have also launched a report on how to implement the UN CRPD through articles 33 and 35. Download it here


Mental Health Europe (MHE)

*Mental Health Europe (MHE) has a video concerning the implementation of Article 12 of the UN CRPD on Legal Capacity. Watch the video here

*They have also published the 'Mapping Exclusion Report' concerning the implementation of Article 19. This is the first European report of the state of deinstitutionalisation and community-based care in the mental health field. Find the report here

Watch a video about the report here

*On employment, MHE has made a video on how to include persons with psychosocial disability in the employment market. Watch the video here

*With regard to the right to health, MHE has made a study on the interlink between mental and physical health Find the report of the study here

*MHE also has a "Myth Buster" on forced psychiatric treatment which consists of a bunch of arguments that underpin Article 14 and 15 of the UN CRPD. Download it here


International Disability & Development Consortium (IDDC)

*International Disability & Development Consortium (IDDC) provided answers to the list of issues. Download their answers here

*They had previously provided also their proposals for the list of issues. Find their proposals on the UN's website


European Network of (Ex-) Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP)

*The European Network of (Ex-) Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP) prepared an alternative report on the UN CRPD The report is available on the UN's website

*They also submitted their proposals for the list of issues Find these proposals on the UN's website


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International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus logo, EUD small logo, ENIL logo, Autism Europe logo, EBU logo, Mental Health Europe - small logo, IDDC logo, ENUSP logo