Disabled Europeans take to streets on the 4th Independent Living Day


Photo: A young woman taking pictures of demonstrators; Copyright: Andi Weiland | Gesellschaftsbilder.de

There are numerous barriers to independent living, not least the continued institutionalisation of disabled people in most member states of the EU. As long as this situation is not changed, the 5th May remains a day when people with disability come together to remind Europe of their rights.