Comments on right of disabled people to live independently & be included in the community -by 30th June

In 2014, the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities decided to prepare a draft General Comment on article 19 of the Convention. The Committee  had identified implementation gaps and, to a certain extent, misconceptions about the right of persons with disabilities to choose their place of residence and where and with whom to live; the right of persons with disabilities to in-home, residential and community support services; and the right to community services and facilities available on an equal basis with the general population and which are responsive to the requirements of persons with disabilities.

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