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111221 UN OHCHR Participation in Political and Public Life of PWDs easytoread pdf


Thematic study by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on participation in political and public life by persons with disabilities

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The present study focuses on participation in political and public life by persons with disabilities. It analyses relevant provisions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, highlights good practices in the field of participation of persons with disabilities in elections and in the conduct of public affairs, and identifies the main challenges that still prevent or limit the equal and effective participation of persons with disabilities in the political and public life of their countries.