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International disability rights

International disability rights

an overview and comparative analysis of international and national initiatives to promote and protect the rights of persons with disabilities.

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Published by Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation,
  • People with disabilities -- Civil rights

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLaw Library of Congress (U.S.), Center for International Rehabilitation., Friends of the Law Library of Congress., American Association of Law Libraries. Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section., American Society of International Law., Law Librarians" Society of Washington, D.C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK637.A6 I58 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16479019M
    LC Control Number2006361032

    Only 30% of them have a job and a stable income to support themselves and their ational Disability Rights Monitor, 'Regional Report of Asia', Fact Sheet 2Employing persons with. It stated that the grant was offered to the University to enable its Department of Jurisprudence and International Law proceed on a project titled: “Advancing Disability Rights Through Legal.

    ‎ The adoption of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CPRD) by the United Nations in is the first comprehensive and binding treaty on the rights of people with disabilities. It establishes the right of people with disabilities to equality, dignity, autonomy, f. 1 day ago  A: I view disability rights amid the pandemic in the same manner of the reopening phases. Phase 1 is for people without disabilities; phase 2 is for people with the “easy to accommodate.

    The book incorporates interdisciplinary and comparative country perspectives to capture the breadth of current discourse on disability law. This handbook provides a valuable resource for a wide range of scholars, public and private researchers, NGOs, and practitioners working in the area of disability law, and across national and transnational. While understanding that disability is a global issue, this book will focus on the United States. Chapter 1 begins our inquiry with a consideration of how disability is spoken about, defined, and under-stood sociologically; and it introduces the disability rights move-ment, the movement that is largely responsible for the very existence.


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In this commentary we use the term ‘disabled person’ rather than ‘person with a disability’ mainly because it matches the terminology of the relevant law.

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It is made up of organizations of disability activists, also known as disability advocates, around the world working together with similar goals and demands, such as: accessibility and safety in architecture, transportation, and the physical environment.

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The disability rights movement continues to work hard for equal rights. Organizations by and for people with disabilities have existed since the s. However, they exploded in popularity in the s. The League of the Physically Handicapped organized in the s, fighting for.

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