An Australian perspective on UN disability development

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will welcome Australia’s first female representative to the committee — Rosemary Kayess. “What I do is try to create a framework by which people work,” Kayess explained to Devex. “My contribution through the convention negotiation, especially around article 24 on education, has contributed to disabled person organizations and people with disability having a framework through which they can advocate for their rights.”

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Topics:
Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
Lisa Cornish

Source:
devex

Date published:
Thu 20th Sep, 2018