Globally, it is estimated that 1 billion people live with some form of disability. This corresponds to about 15% of the world’s population. In Europe an estimated 135 million people live with a disability and the number is set to increase in the future.
The European Union Strategy for the rights of persons with disabilities 2021-2030 aims to create an inclusive Europe so that everyone has the right to a life without barriers.
Check out the factsheet published by the European Union to find more about the key points of the new strategy for the rights of persons with disabilities.
Check ou the factsheet Union of equality – Publications Office of the EU (europa.eu)