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People With Disabilities ‘Continue To Face Grave Disadvantages’ Decade After Treaty, U.N. SG Ban Says

U.N. News Centre: Decade after global treaty’s adoption, persons with disabilities still at ‘grave disadvantage’ — Ban
“United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Friday] highlighted the challenges people with disabilities face despite progress made since the adoption of a global treaty to promote their rights a decade ago. ‘In the past decade, we have seen much progress. But, persons with disabilities continue to face grave disadvantages,’ Mr. Ban told a high-level meeting on the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), organized by the U.N. General Assembly…” (12/2).

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