Singapore ratified the CRPD in 2013. Currently, Singapore in the process of amending their Penal Code. Are the new amendments CRPD compliant? Will these amendments ensure that ALL persons with disabilities receive the rights they are entitled to?
People with Psychosocial Disabilities of Singapore for the Full Realisation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PPDFRC) recently sent in a submission to the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Law in response to the call for public feedback on the proposed amendments to the Penal Code.
Read this critical submission on Singapore’s latest amendments to decriminalise suicide attempts but however retain it’s system of involuntary institutionalisation.
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