Publication: Legislation to counter discrimination against persons with disabilities (CoE, 2003)

This comparative analysis takes stock of existing legislation covering all areas of life such as education, mobility, accessibility, vocational guidance and training, employment, sports, leisure and culture, medical care, etc.

This report identifies three main approaches to achieve equality of opportunity: anti-discrimination legislation, preferential treatment and compensatory measures.This publication can be ordered from the Council of Europe:
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