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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Women and girls
Fill in the survey on women's participation in the disability and women’s movement
The purpose of this survey is to gather information on the participation of women with disabilities/disabled women in...Read more
Mobility Programmes for Young People should become more inclusive
The Implementation guidelines for the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Inclusion and Diversity Strategy has been published by...Read more
Disability Assessment and Independent Living. We want to know your story
Today, 5th of May is European Independent Living Day. We want to know your experiences of living independently and...Read more
Join us in our events
EDF-IDA workshop on Using the UN Optional Protocols to defend the rights of women and girls with disabilities
It is estimated that 1 in 5 women is a woman with disabilities. All over the world women...Read more
European Accessibility Summit "Accessibility and the Future of Work: The role of digital" 1-2 June 2021
Organised by the European Disability Forum and sponsored by Microsoft, the Summit aims to raise awareness of the...Read more
Facebook-EDF Policy roundtable on the European Accessibility Act
Thursday, 20 May 2021 15:00 – 17:00 CET Accessibility is a human right. It is equal access for...Read more
On this page, you will find a list of links to resources on COVID-19 including our statements and open letters, what our members are up to, and information in accessible formats.