OHCHR Consultation Rights of persons with disabilities - work and employment by Gnizamani

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									                                   Civil Society Section
             Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

                                              Consultation


                Rights of persons with disabilities - work and employment



                                       Deadline - 31 July 2012




Dear All,


OHCHR is preparing a report on work and employment of persons with disabilities, to be presented to the
Human Rights Council in March 2013 (see para. 14 of resolution: http://goo.gl/X6ngQ).


You are invited to contribute information about:


1. Employment of persons with disabilities


-situation

-relevant data and statistics

-work in the informal sector


2. Legislative and policy framework


-country's conformity with article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
on work and employment: http://goo.gl/JhlHZ
-gaps in legislation and policies


3. Implementation of national legislation and policies


-progress and obstacles preventing persons with disabilities, or specific groups of persons with disabilities
(e.g. young persons, women, or persons with intellectual/psycho-social disabilities), from enjoying the
right to work on an equal basis with others.


4. Participation in policy-making


-involvement of persons with disabilities and their representative organizations in the development,
implementation and monitoring of legislation and policies to promote and protect the right of persons with
disabilities to work


5. International cooperation


-programmes related to the promotion of work and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities

-your organization's involvement


6. Other additional relevant information


Send information by 31 July 2012 to: disability@ohchr.org


Information provided will be made available on the OHCHR website.


Website on human rights of persons with disabilities: http://goo.gl/pQM5y
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