Self-advocate from Peru: Accessing the Ballot Box

Updated: January 2016

In this 2015 video, which was produced by Inclusion International with support from the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) as part of the My Voice Matters! campaign, a self-advocate from Peru who has an intellectual disability speaks up about her disagreement at disenfranchising citizens because they are under guardianship.  




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Maria Alejandra: I come from Peru. Because disabled people have the right to vote. I have friends that cannot vote, they are interdicted. My partners, Lina Rosario and Pamela, I do not agree with interdiction.


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