Realising the rights of disabled people in Africa: an introduction to the special issue.

@article{Mji2009RealisingTR,
  title={Realising the rights of disabled people in Africa: an introduction to the special issue.},
  author={Gubela Mji and Malcolm MacLachlan and Natalie Melling-Williams and Siphokazi Gcaza},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) has now entered into international law. It requires that all governments take cognisance and action to ensure that the human rights of people with disabilities are realised. This will be particularly challenging in some of the poorest countries; a fact recognised by the Convention's requirement that all international aid-giving countries address disability as part of their programmes. This Special Issue of… CONTINUE READING

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