Cases violating CRPD art 9(2) (potential) (1)

Note that committees can record actual or potential violations.

right to accessible facilities and services

CRPD art 9(2)

Given v Australia (CRPD, 2018)

Remedy's assessment: Unremedied

A voter with cerebral palsy was denied assistive technology that was available to blind voters in order to cast an independent, secret vote. Obliged instead to vote with the aid of another person, she was denied her choice of assistant. Ms Given was denied her right to a secret ballot and the right to fully participate in political and public life on an equal basis with others.

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