The Articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

It is important to know about the CRPD and what your rights are. Below is some general information about the UN CRPD. It is not definitive or a form of legal advice.

Article 10 – Right to Life

Article 12 – Equal Recognition Before the Law

Article 14 – Liberty and Security of Person

Article 15 – Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or                                         punishment

Article 17 – Protecting the integrity of the person

Article 19 – Living independently and being included in the community

Article 20 – Personal mobility

Article 23 – Respect for home and the family

Article 25 – Health

Article 26 – Habilitation and rehabilitation

Article 27 – Work and employment

Article 28 – Adequate standard of living and social protection

Article 29 – Participation in political and public life

Article 30 – Participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport

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