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Media and persons with disabilities – How to change attitudes through media
13 Jun 2017 -  Based on Article 8 of CRPD on Awareness Raising and Article 5 on equality and non-discrimination, the side event seeks to discuss strategies that can be led at local, national, regional and international levels to promote positive perceptions and combat stereotyping against persons with disabilities. It will also exchange on practices to encourage the media outlets to increase the participation of persons with disabilities in press coverage, advertising and entertainment productions in a manner consistent with the purposes of CRPD, in order to raise visibility and promote rights.

COSP10 Side event co-organised by: OHCHR, Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, GADIM.
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