Disability in Romania

Curated news and resources on inclusion and rights

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Highlights

In Independent Living and Deinstitutionalization:

Romania horrified by inhumane abuse in care centres for disabled “an investigation revealed that a well-established criminal network involving state officials and private individuals ran “Nazi camps-style” care centres for disabled people who were left to starve without food or care.” (2023, Euractiv)

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Independent Living and Deinstitutionalization

Overview

"Now I support others to get out of institutions" speech from Elisabeta Moldovan, gut-wrenching episodes from her time in institution herself, and how she is changing things. (2022, Inclusion Europe)

Conditions in Institutions

Romania horrified by inhumane abuse in care centres for disabled “an investigation revealed that a well-established criminal network involving state officials and private individuals ran “Nazi camps-style” care centres for disabled people who were left to starve without food or care.” (2023, Euractiv)

Regarding abuses in institutions for disabled people in Romania a statement from the European Network on Independent Living. “This is the result of a continued refusal by the Romanian Government to move away from institutional care and develop services that will allow children, disabled and older people to live in their own homes in the community, with adequate independent living support.” (2023, ENIL)

Mobility, Travel, Transport and Tourism

Romania’s inaccessible public transport is causing loss of life a woman died after assisting her wheelchair-using daughter in the tram. (2023, EDF)

War in Ukraine

Response and Resources

Safe Haven And A Ray Of Hope For Ukrainian Orphans With Intellectual Disabilities (2022, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty)