Important cases include protecting the right to education of Andrey Sosnov, who is visually impaired, protecting the right to work of an HIV-positive steward, and protecting the right of HIV-positive foreign citizens to live legally in Russia with their families. ADC Memorial conducts international advocacy and communicates with the UN Committee on the Rights of Disabled Persons.
Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities when Exercising the Right to Education in the Russian Federation
For the 19th Session of the UN CRPD, on the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, ADC "Memorial" submitted an alternative report focused on the violations of Article 24 "Education".
Russian laws and practice still do not conform to the obligation to create equal rights and opportunities for the ...Read more