U.N. Thematic Study on Political Life for Persons with Disabilities

Updated: May 2015
An older woman and a man lean over the hood of a dark blue car. The man is explaining the ballot to the woman. Behind them is a mobile ballot box and a team that moves the box.

A 2011 thematic study by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights focuses on participation in political and public life by persons with disabilities by analyzing relevant articles in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, highlighting good practices, and identifying the main barriers that persons with disabilities encouter when participating in political and public life.


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