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In celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd, the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center announces the publication of

Human Rights. YES!: Action and Advocacy on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

HUMAN RIGHTS. YES!

Action and Advocacy on the
Rights of Persons with Disabilities

http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/edumat/hreduseries/TB6/index2.html

Contents of Human Rights. YES!

Copyright Information

FOREWORD by Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

INTRODUCTION

PART 1: UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY AS A HUMAN RIGHT

PART 2: THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Chapter 1 Equality and Non-discrimination

Chapter 2 Accessibility

Chapter 3 The Right to Participation in Political and Public Life

Chapter 4 Freedom of Expression and Opinion

Chapter 5 The Right to Life and Protection in Situations of Risk

Chapter 6 Freedom from Torture and Other Forms of Abuse

Chapter 7 Privacy, Integrity, Home, and the Family

Chapter 8 The Right to Health

Chapter 9 The Right to Habilitation and Rehabilitation

Chapter 10 The Right to Work

Chapter 11 Living Independently and with Dignity in the Community

Chapter 12 Access to Justice

Chapter 13 The Right to Education

Chapter 14 The Right to Participation in Sport and Culture

Chapter 15 The Human Rights of Children with Disabilities

Chapter 16 Non-discrimination and Equality for Women with Disabilities

Chapter 17 The Rights of Other Populations

PART 3: ADVOCACY! TAKING ACTION FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

ANNEXES:

1. Human Rights Documents

         Full Text Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

         Plain Language UDHR

         Summary UDHR

         Full Text Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

         Plain Language CRPD

         Summary CRPD

         List of Human Rights Instruments

2. Facilitating Human Rights Education

3. General Resources

4. Glossary

5. Topic Index





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