Welcome to Nordic Day, the pre-conference to the 22nd European Social Services Conference in Rome.
This year´s theme is Violence against persons with disability – to prevent, recognize and respond
The safety aspect is central to the theme. The countries need to develop systems to prevent and detect violence against persons with disabilities. There are also several aspects of legal security. Legal systems need increased knowledge on what various functional impairments mean in terms of needs of protection and accessibility. Legal systems need to be more accessible to people with disabilities. Also in terms of information: many persons with disabilities do not know where to turn if they are subjected to violence or threats of violence.
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