France's €340m plan to improve rights of people with autism

France's treatment of autistic people had been denounced by UN and described as being ‘50 years behind’ rest of world.

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The French government has launched a €340m (£297m) strategy in an effort to make amends for the country’s scandalous state treatment of children and adults with autism, which has been denounced by the United Nations as a “widespread violation” of citizens’ rights, reports The Guardian.