Disabilities

Disability policy is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The policy safeguards the rights and interests that people with disabilities have in society. Several areas are covered by this policy, including labour market policy and education policy. This page is currently being updated with additional information.

Responsible for disabilities

Responsible minister

Lena Hallengren, Minister for Health and Social Affairs
Lena Hallengren Minister for Health and Social Affairs

Responsible ministry

News about disabilities

  • Articles about the COVID-19 virus

    Sweden is still in an extraordinary situation. Read more below about the recommendations and decisions in the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ policy areas of public health, medical care, social care and social insurance.

Content about disabilities

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