According Section 110 of the proposed bill, the bill did not address discrimination against disabled people which is inherent in other existing laws, which is a violation of UN convention. According to UN the state is under obligation to take appropriate measures to modify or abolish laws, regulations, customs , practices constituting discrimination. According Section 3(3), … [Read more...] about Activists Chide Disability Rights Bill (Problems / Shortcomings)
India 7th country to ratify UN convention on Rights of Person with Disability, who are the most excluded persons across numerous participatory platforms. There are an estimated 15% persons with disabilities in the World as per the report on disabilities jointly published by WHO and World Bank in 2011. Planning Commission estimates 5% of our population with disabilities as … [Read more...] about Dis-ability or This-ability ?