United Nations adopts Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Wednesday, 13 December 2006

Today the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. For 650 million persons around the world living with disabilities, today promises to be the dawn of a new era &em; an era in which disabled people will no longer have to endure the discriminatory practices and attitudes that have been permitted to prevail for all too long.

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