Disability rights activist Joanne O'Riordan - along with over 100 disability organisations - is planning a public demonstration in Dublin on Thursday, March 30th to highlight the 10-year anniversary of Ireland's failure to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
The demonstration will be taking place outside Dáil Éireann, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 at 11.00am.
Inclusion Ireland will be supporting the event.
More information will be available on Joanne O'Riordan's Facebook page or via her Twitter feed @nolimbsnolimits
The UNCRPD is the human rights convention concerning persons with disabilities. It is a list of rights guaranteed to persons with disabilities to improve their access to society, education and employment.
Ireland remains the only country in the EU that has failed to ratify the UNCRPD after the Netherlands and Finland ratified it last year.
Date: Thursday, March 30th 2017
Protest location / Meeting Point: Kildare Street (Outside Leinster House)
Timeline: 11.00am – 11.30am Protesters assemble
11.30am – 2.00pm Guest speakers & keynote speakers
Social Media: If you are Tweeting on the day or using Facebook or any other form of social media please use the following tags #makeequalitythepolicy and #RatifyCRPD
Joanne O' Riordan
Disability Rights Activist
Outstanding Young Person of the World Winner 2015
Steven O' Riordan
"No Limbs No Limits" Director/Producer/Writer