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United Nations and the rights of disabled persons

G. N. Karna

United Nations and the rights of disabled persons

a study in Indian perspective

by G. N. Karna

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Published by A.P.H. Pub. Corp. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- India.,
    • People with disabilities -- Services for -- India.,
    • People with disabilities -- International cooperation.,
    • Human rights -- International cooperation.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G.N. Karna ; foreword, Asis Datta.
      ContributionsSociety for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies (New Delhi, India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1559.I4 K36 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 409 p. ;
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL160455M
      ISBN 108176481041
      LC Control Number99936278
      OCLC/WorldCa42719513

      the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), of ‘Independent Mechanism’ in Northern Ireland (IMNI) to promote, protect and monitor the implementation the Convention. Together with the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC), we are designated as the United. Get this from a library! United Nations and the rights of disabled persons: a study in Indian perspective. [G N Karna; Society for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies (New Delhi, India)].

      Commissioner for Human Rights, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the United Nations Children’s Fund, and their input has been incorporated. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities opened for signature on 30 .   The Government has been criticised by the United Nations for failing to uphold the rights of disabled people through a string of austerity policies. An inquiry into the UK’s progress in.

      The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, is the disability legislation passed by the Indian Parliament to fulfill its obligation to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which India ratified in The Act replaces the existing Persons with Disabilities . were meeting at the United Nations to work on these issues, and I worked hard to join them. I was the youngest delegate to the special United Nations committee that drafted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. I made many friends and shared my ideas, and together with governments, we created the Convention.


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