The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) urged the Mexican government to avoid donating money to the charity organization known as Teleton, the biggest NGO in the country for handicapped people.
The CRPD also urged the government to develop its own state social programs for people with disabilities and warned that Teleton advertisements promote stereotypes against handicapped people.
The CRPD also warned of the forced sterilization of handicapped children in centers managed by Hope Home (Casa Hogar Esperanza), another NGO that is not related to Teleton.
“The committee is concerned that much of (public) resources . . .