Norms and Implementation of CRPD Article 12

8 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2012

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Tina Minkowitz

Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry

Date Written: September 18, 2010

Abstract

On October 21, 2009, the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held a Day of General Discussion on Article 12, focusing both on clarifying the norms and on exploring challenges to implementation. This article is based on my presentation there, with some later additions.

Keywords: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, legal capacity, psychosocial disability, supported decision-making, mental health

Suggested Citation

Minkowitz, Tina, Norms and Implementation of CRPD Article 12 (September 18, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2037452 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2037452

Tina Minkowitz (Contact Author)

Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry ( email )

44 Palmer Pond Rd.
Chestertown, NY 12817
United States

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