Human Rights and Differently-Abled Persons

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Human Rights and Differently-Abled Persons

What are the Human Rights of Differently-Abled Persons?

Human Rights are universal, and civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights belong to all human beings, including differently-abled persons. Differently-abled persons are entitled to the realization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms on equal terms with others in society, without discrimination of any kind. They also enjoy certain human rights specifically linked to their status.

The Human Rights at Issue

The human rights of differently-abled persons include the following indivisible, interdependent and interrelated human rights:

The human right to freedom from any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference based on the status of differently-abled, which has the purpose or effect of impairing the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms.Read More…….