Persons with Disabilities have a right to full and effective participation and inclusion in society.

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Article 19

States Parties to this Convention recognize the equal right of all persons with disabilities to live in the community, with choices equal to others, and shall take effective and appropriate measures to facilitate full enjoyment by persons with disabilities of this right and their full inclusion and participation in the community.


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