Disability and reasonable accommodation: Hm V Sweden communication 3/2011 (Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities)

Ilze Grobbelaar Du Plessis*, Annelize Nienaber

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Abstract

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol to the CRPD were signed by South Africa on 30 March 2007 and ratified on 30 November 2007. The CRPD is intended to 'promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities' in order to 'redress … the profound social disadvantage of persons with disabilities and promote their participation in the civil, political, economic, social and cultural spheres with equal opportunities, in both developing and developed countries' and the Optional Protocol is aimed at facilitating the submission of individual complaints against State Parties relating to the CRPD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-379
Number of pages14
JournalSouth African Journal on Human Rights
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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