The Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) in Malta is committed to rendering Maltese society into an inclusive one, in a way that persons with a disability can reach their full potential and enjoy high quality of life. In fulfilling this mission, CRPD works to eliminate any form of direct or indirect social discrimination against persons with a disability and their families while providing them with the necessary support.
Areas of Intervention
- People with disabilities and their family members who feel that they have been discriminated against on the grounds of disability
- Social Inclusion
- Social equality
- Ensuring that people with disabilities achieve their full potential in all aspects of life
- Working to eliminate any form of direct or indirect social discrimination against people with disabilities and their families while providing them with the necessary assistance and support.
- CRPD is also the independent mechanism for the monitoring of the implementation of the UNCRPD in Malta.
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The Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) is the national regulatory body for disability in Malta and Gozo. Its main role is to safeguard the rights of disabled people and raise awareness on issues surrounding disability.