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India: UN Convention sparks disabled women’s demand for human rights

Posted 24/3-10 at 17.51

In Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, 150 members and supporters of the Vidya Sagar and Aid et Action held a rally to highlight the plight of disabled women. They pointed out that their rights had received special mention in the UN Convention, which India had ratified on October 1, 2007. Nonetheless, almost 3 years on, the government had failed to implement any provisions of the Convention.

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