Disability rights movement – Wikipedia

The disability rights movement is a global[1][2] social movement to secure equal opportunities and equal rights for all people with disabilities.

It is made up of organizations of disability activists around the world working together with similar goals and demands, such as: accessibility and safety in architecture, transportation, and the physical environment; equal opportunities in independent living, employment equityeducation, and housing; and freedom from discrimination, abuseneglect, and from other rights violations.[3]Disability activists are working to break institutional, physical, and societal barriers that prevent people with disabilities from living their lives like other citizens.[3][4]

Source: Disability rights movement – Wikipedia

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