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Peru: Voting Rights Victory for People With Disabilities

Peru’s decision to restore voting rights to thousands of people with disabilities is an important step toward ensuring their full participation in society.  More than 23,000 people with mental and intellectual disabilities had been excluded from the voter registry for the 2011 presidential elections in April and June based on previous government policy.   (New York) – Peru’s decision to restore voting rights to thousands of people with disabilities is an important step toward ensuring their full participation in society, Human Rights Watch said today.  More…

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