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Disability Movement Leaders Published Manifesto for 2009 European Elections

The manifesto calls on politicians to address disability and to assure equal access for disabled voters

Brussels, 3 December 2008 – European Disability Forum (EDF) made public its 2009 European Election Manifesto “Nothing about Disabled People, Without Disabled People” today, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

FIMITIC mourns the Madrid tragedy

BONN - FIMITIC is opposed to any violence because violence creates suffering for all people and creates additional disabilities:

FIMITIC mourns Madrid tragedy, the sympathy and condolences letter to the Spanish member association PREDIF.

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Employment: One in six of the EU working-age population report disability (EUROSTAT)

Among the working-age population in the EU in 2002, 16.4% - one in every six reported that they had a long standing health problem or disability (LSHPD). Among the eight Acceding Countries taking part in the study, the proportion was 14.3%.

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