The United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.

@article{McSherry2008TheUN,
  title={The United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities.},
  author={Bernadette M McSherry},
  journal={Journal of law and medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which came into force on 3 May 2008, marks the culmination of over five years of negotiations between States Parties and non-governmental organisations as to what constitute the human rights of and governmental obligations to individuals with disabilities. It differs from other Conventions in that, while it still sets out general rights, it also details the steps that should be taken to ensure equality of treatment. This… CONTINUE READING