TG: People with Disabilities “Still Being Left Behind” Despite Commitments from Government

Together Gibraltar has today said that the Disability Act 2017 - also known as Agnes’ Law - which legislated to further protect people with disabilities, has been “languishing in purgatory” for over four years, while disabled Gibraltarians “continue to suffer from institutional abandon and systemic discrimination.” The party adds that the Bill, while modelled on the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, “does not go far enough” into guaranteeing the rights of this historically sidelined collective, as some of the most significant parts of the Convention were never transposed into the law.  

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