People with disabilities all over the world have endured unequal treatment and discrimination on the basis of having a disability. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has drawn international attention to how the situation can be acknowledged and redressed through a country’s laws. These principles capture and illustrate common elements of effective disability rights laws around the world.
People with Disabilities are Experts
Champions for your Cause
Checks and Balances
No Rights without Remedies
Common Cause Across Social Movements