Validity Foundation - Mental Disability Advocacy Centre

Ann Campbell

Ann Campbell leaves Validity

After more than eight years at Validity, Ann Campbell leaves the organisation on 15 August 2022. The Board and staff take this opportunity to thank her for all her work and dedication to Validity and our mission to enhance equality and justice for persons with disabilities. During her time as… Read More

In memory of Gábor Gombos

A message from Amita Dhanda, Professor Emerita and Head of the Centre for Disability Studies and the Centre for Legal Philosophy and Justice Education, NALSAR University of Law. This message is shared with Amita’s permission. One of the perennial gifts of the CRPD negotiations were the friendships I made with… Read More

Humanising Justice: Conference and webinar series in Brussels

Validity and ENIL will be hosting a three-day hybrid conference in Brussels from June 20 to 22 to focus attention on the experiences of people with disabilities in justice systems across Europe and the need for a more humane approach to justice which respects the dignity of all adults… Read More

Slovak policement standing in uniform

Romani man wins unlawful detention case against Slovak Police

Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, 4 May 2022: The Bratislava I District Court have ruled in favour of a 30-year-old Romani man with an intellectual disability who was illegally held in police custody for four weeks in 2013. The Court, in its first instance judgment, awarded the man from Moldava… Read More