The Future of Disability Law in India: A Critical Analysis of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1955

This book critically reviews the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights andFull Participation) Act of 1995 in India.

 

  • It addresses the core themes of the statute, which revolve around equality and non-discrimination. Hence, it adopts a human rights and equality approach.
  • It suggests possible amendments to the PWD in order to bring it in compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CPRD). In doing so, it uses national and international precedents.
  • It also analyses the role of the private sector in providing social security to the disabled.

 

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Jayna Kothari, 'The Future of Disability Law in India: A Critical Analysis of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1955' (01 Mar 2012) <https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-future-of-disability-law-in-india-9780198077626?cc=us&lang=en&> accessed on 18 Nov 2019