Video: People with Disabilities in Iran Face Discrimination and Abuse

People with disabilities in Iran face discrimination, abuse, and an inaccessible environment. They also regularly face stigma and discrimination from government social workers, healthcare workers, and others. Many remain trapped in their homes, unable to live independently and participate in society on an equal basis with others. The Iranian authorities should immediately amend discriminatory laws and practices and create a clear plan for making public services and facilities accessible.

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Two women who use wheelchairs attempting to cross a road in Tehran, the capital of Iran.