Disabled people urged to provide evidence for UN on government’s record on rights

A partnership of DPOs from across England are leading work to collect evidence from disabled people and their organisations on how the UK government has met its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (PDF).

That evidence is likely to include repeated and continuing breaches of many of the convention rights, including rights to independent living, to accessibility, to education, to an adequate standard of living, to participation in public and political life, to work, to health, and to life.

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Topics:
Government, Policy, Legislation, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies

Author:
John Pring

Source:
Disability News Service

Date published:
Thu 21st Oct, 2021