Book 2017

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

A Commentary

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ISBN: 978-3-319-43788-0 (Print) 978-3-319-43790-3 (Online)

Table of contents (47 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxii

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    Pages 1-39

    From Invisible Citizens to Agents of Change: A Short History of the Struggle for the Recognition of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the United Nations

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    Pages 41-59

    A New Human Rights Model of Disability

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    Pages 61-76

    The European Union and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Complexities, Challenges and Opportunities

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    Pages 77-87

    Preamble

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    Pages 89-106

    Article 1 [Purpose]

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    Pages 107-118

    Article 2 [Definitions]

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    Pages 119-136

    Article 3 [General Principles]

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    Pages 137-155

    Article 4 [General Obligations]

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    Pages 157-174

    Article 5 [Equality and Non-Discrimination]

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    Pages 175-194

    Article 6 [Women with Disabilities]

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    Pages 195-212

    Article 7 [Children with Disabilities]

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    Pages 213-223

    Article 8 [Awareness-Raising]

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    Pages 225-242

    Article 9 [Accessibility]

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    Pages 243-251

    Article 10 [Right to Life]

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    Pages 253-261

    Article 11 [Situations of Risk and Humanitarian Emergencies]

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    Pages 263-279

    Article 12 [Equal Recognition Before the Law]

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    Pages 281-294

    Article 13 [Access to Justice]

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    Pages 295-306

    Article 14 [Liberty and Security of Person]

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    Pages 307-316

    Article 15 [Freedom from Torture or Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment]

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    Pages 317-325

    Article 16 [Freedom from Exploitation, Violence and Abuse]

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