With Important Data On Disability Missing, How Does India Hope To Achieve Development?


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Historically, there was an invisibility of people with disabilities in the international human rights system despite people with disabilities having the same human rights as everyone else.
This changed ten years ago when the Convention on Right of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was ratified as the first human rights treaty in the 21st century with a record number of signatories in history to any United Nations (UN) Convention. The CRPD is one of nine core international human rights treaties and also the first internationally legally binding instrument to address the plight of persons with disabilities globally.

Source : http://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2016/09/disability-data-collection-lagging-in-india/

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