Saturday
Nov192011

UN International Agreement on Rights of Disabled People - Easyread

In every aspect of life disabled people have the same rights as others. These rights are implicitly covered by other human rights treaties.

However, disabled people’s rights can often be ignored, so the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People explicitly states what these rights are. The Convention then sets out what governments should do to promote and protect these rights.

A PDF is a available in Easy read - on this website: http://odi.dwp.gov.uk/docs/wor/uncon/un-agree.pdf