The fifth edition of the European Disability Forum’s Human Rights Report highlights how EU and European countries have largely failed to include persons with disabilities in their response to the pandemic, both within Europe and in their global response.
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We are European Disability Forum an umbrella organisation of persons with disabilities that defends the interests of over 100 million persons with disabilities in Europe.
We are an independent non-governmental organisation (NGO) that brings together representative organisations of persons with disabilities from across Europe.
We are run by persons with disabilities and their families. We are a strong united voice of persons with disabilities in Europe.
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Accessibility, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
MEPs require major digital companies to ensure accessibility for persons with disabilities
European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee adopted its position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA), including requiring major...Read more
Women and girls
EDF Statement: No more violence against women with disabilities!
EMPOWERED, VISIBLE AND DIVERSE WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES ASSERT OUR RIGHT TO A LIFE FREE FROM VIOLENCE! 25th November...Read more
Women and girls
EDF joins World Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!
There are 60 million women and girls with disabilities in Europe, representing 60% of the overall population of...Read more
Join us in our events
Webinar on Ensuring accessible digital services and platforms for persons with disabilities through the Digital Service Act.
On 8 December 2021, from 15:00 to 16:30 CET (Brussels time), Renew Europe, with the support of the...Read more
i2i/EDF Webinar on "From ticking the box, to thinking outside of it"
Moving towards active participation of OPDs in disability decision-making Tuesday, December 7, 2021 11:00am - 12.15pm (CET. Brussels...Read more
CERMI Women’s Foundation-European Disability Forum webinar on Women and girls with disabilities in the face of trafficking and sexual exploitation
Background Women and girls with disabilities are at a higher risk of exploitation and may be more at...Read more
Meeting on International Cooperation and Humanitarian Action
This online meeting on International Cooperation and Humanitarian Action will take place on Tuesday, 16th November 2021 as...Read more