Towards a Human Rights Convention on persons with disabilities: problems and prospects

  • Imran O. Smith
Keywords: Human rights, People with disabilities – Legal status, laws, International law

Abstract

The author explains why a Human Rights Convention on persons with disabilities is badly needed, and outlines how it could be established if the international community approached the issue with total conviction and commitment to the cause. Article by Imran O. Smith (Associate Professor of Law, University of Lagos; Legal practitioner and Notary Public for Nigeria) - published in Amicus Curiae - Journal of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and its Society for Advanced Legal Studies. The Journal is produced by the Society for Advanced Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.

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