Norms and Implementation of CRPD Article 12
8 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2012
Date Written: September 18, 2010
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
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