EventsTina Minkowitz: The Impact of International Law on Mental Health Legislation

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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities prohibits psychiatry's use of force and mandates measures that respect individual autonomy. What are Canada's obligations, and how are others countries taking up the challenge?

Tina Minkowitz is an international human rights lawyer and survivor of psychiatry, who helped draft the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

In partnership with the Vancouver Unitarians.

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Adults
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Lectures & Panels
Vancouver Learning Guide
Language:
English

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