Type: Law/Legal

Law/Legal

Article 12 – Equal recognition before the law, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (December 2006)

Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) contains language establishing that people with disabilities have legal capacity equal to others and that signatories have an obligation to provide support to people with disabilities required so that they can exercise that capacity.

The general website on the United Nations CRPD can be found here.

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