The Positive Impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Case Study on the South Pacific and Lessons from the U.S. Experience
26 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2012 Last revised: 18 Feb 2012
Date Written: February 6, 2012
This article analyzes the positive impact the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is having in stimulating and guiding legislative protections in developing States. It focuses on South Pacific States, with particular attention to Vanuatu. Finally, the article provides recommendations based on U.S. experience.
Keywords: disability crpd, convention, vanuatu, south pacific
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