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What is Article 12 and Legal Capacity?

Published: July 2016

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) is a binding United Nations human rights treaty for persons with disabilities – Signed and ratified by almost all EU Member States and the EU itself. Article 12. of the UNCRPD wants to ensure that every person with disabilities including people with psychosocial disabilities may enjoy equal recognition before the law which requires legal capacity. This short animated video seeks to explain what legal capacity is all about and recalls that everyone has the inherent right to make their own choices including people with psychosocial disabilities.

Organisation: Mental Health Europe (MHE)
Format: Youtube
Duration: 2.53 min
Count: 1095 Views