publication . Article . 2020

INTRODUCTORY NOTES ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF THE COVID-19

Thaís Kristosch Imperatori; Felipe Portela Bezerra;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 01 May 2020 Journal: Revista Observatorio (issn: 2447-4266, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal do Tocantins - UFT
Abstract
The reflections presented in this article discuss the guarantee of the right to life for all, granted by the Brazilian State, recognizing the specificities of people with disabilities in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. The research methodology analyzes public statements and notes from councils and entities of civil society that defend the rights of people with disabilities in the face of threats during a pandemic. It is observed that this population segment becomes more vulnerable to contracting coronavirus and its implications. The mobilization of civil society to defend the guarantee of the right to life and human dignity is highlighted.
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free text keywords: Life, Right to life, Human rights, People with disabilities, Covid-19, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Sociology, Pedagogy
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