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Tag Archives: United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Human Interest: ‘Extraordinary’ little boy finishes triathlon with his disabled brother (NBC Today) An 8-year-old boy did not want his 6-year-old sibling who uses a wheelchair to miss out on a triathlon, so he pulled and pushed his little brother … Continue reading
On May 30th, 2013, in Da Nang, Viet Nam, UNICEF released their annual report: State of the World’s Children 2013: Children with Disabilities, which discussed how children with disabilities and their communities benefit when society at large focuses on what … Continue reading
In July of this year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Today, the Senate is finally scheduled to vote on CRPD. Through the adoption of the Convention, the … Continue reading