Deinstitutionalization

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Marcel Lemnaru

KHS and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

The 2021 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Day of General Discussion (CRC DGD), held at the UN in Geneva on September 16 and 17, focused on “Child Rights and Alternative Care.” In anticipation of this important event discussing children’s services, KHSI collaborated with SPOON, International Social Service General Secretariat, United Aid for...
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Children’s Rights and Alternative Care

Keystone Humans Services is pleased to support the Call to Action: Protect the right to family life and prevent institutionalization for all children . This Call to Action contributes to global efforts to promote consistent interpretation and enforcement of international human rights law regarding children with disabilities. We know that children with disabilities are over-represented...
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Building Back Better: Reflections on the United Nations Conference of States Parties on the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities were marginalized long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, the events of the last year and a half have highlighted the realities and consequences of systems that exclude people by design.
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4 Principles to Ensure People with Disability Maintain Independence and Control

On June 8, 2021, representatives from Keystone Human Services – Meritt Buyer, Strategic Partnerships Officer; Genevieve Fitzgibbon, Deputy Director for Keystone Human Services International; Dan Mathieu, Service Director at Key Human Services in Connecticut; and Laura Tieman, Vice President of Business Development – attended the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’ regional consultation...
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CRPD Implementation in the EU – Support for Deinstitutionalization of People with Disability in the Republic of Moldova

People with disabilities have the right to live in the community receiving adequate support according to their needs, according to Article 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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Making Deinstitutionalization Real: Moving from the Idea toward the Ideal

Join Keystone Human Services International at the United Nations on June 14 for the Side Event “Making Deinstitutionalization Real: Moving from the Idea toward the Ideal.” This Side Event is part of the 10th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. A panel of change...
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