121217 UN OHCHR Work and Employment of Persons with Disabilities Word doc
Thematic study on the work and employment of persons with disabilities
Report of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
The present study focuses on the work and employment of persons with disabilities. It analyses relevant provisions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, highlights good practices in promoting employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and identifies the main challenges that States parties encounter in ensuring that persons with disabilities enjoy access to, retention of and advancement in employment on an equal basis with others.