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discriminação contra pessoas portadoras de necessidades especiais



disability discrimination


Comparative law notes


Under the Brazilian Disability Inclusion Act (Law No.13,146 of 2015), people with disability are legally protected against discrimination (sec. 4 of the law). Any violation to this right is punished accordingly (sec. 88 of the law).

Definitions of disability discrimination


unfairly treating a person or particular group of people differently because of their disability (=an illness, injury, or condition that makes it difficult for someone to do the things that other people do)

The university received a complaint of disability discrimination from a student.