Equality is described in the Strategy as to“eradicate discrimination on grounds of disability in the EU.” 

According to all our members who replied to the survey, the most common situation of discrimination against deaf people are mainly linked to employment and education due to lack of Sign Language interpreters available and the low financial resources given to provide interpreting including qualified trainings of interpreters and budget for paying for interpreters. The second and third most common barrier faced is lack of information and communication in sign language linked to emergency services and then information in media. 

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