Legal News & Views by Dionne Jackson Miller

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Rights of the Disabled and Progressive Realisation

I’m blogging today over at Oxford Human Rights hub. Please check out my post.

Jamaica boasts of being the first country in the world to both sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities, on March 30, 2007. Seven years later, the Disabilities Act has been tabled in Parliament. This is an important step, but there are questions about whether the proposed statute’s actual impact may fall short of expectations, especially when it comes to implementation in a small, developing country. Read more here.

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