Inequalities and multiple discrimination in access to and quality of healthcare
This research project aims to shed light on the experience of multiple discrimination in healthcare. It looks at how ‘multiple’ discrimination is legally addressed and examines relevant case law with a special focus on healthcare. It also explores healthcare users’ and professionals’ views and experiences on how people of different gender, age, disability and ethnic origin experience discrimination and multiple discrimination when accessing the health system. It found respondents had experienced unequal or unfair treatment in relation to access to and quality of healthcare, discusses a number... of barriers they face and points to possible improvements.
- Corporate author(s): European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights Themes: Fundamental rights
- Subject: discrimination based on disability, ethnic discrimination, legal status, public health, racial discrimination, religious discrimination, rights of the individual
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This book will tell you about FRA's work on how people might be treated differently in healthcare and on multiple discri...
EU-MIDIS, European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey
Data in focus report. 5, Multiple discrimination
The Fundamental Rights Agency publishes its first report on multiple discrimination: EU-MIDIS Data in Focus 5: ‘Multiple...
The aim of this study is to exploit existing data and information on the access of women with disabilities to the labour...
- Author: Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union; Istituto per la Ricerca Sociale (IRS)
- Subject: disabled person, discrimination based on disability, equality between men and women, EU law - national law, EU Member State, female work, integration of the disabled, job access, labour market, sexual discrimination