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Open for comment: South Africa’s country report on disability rights

The Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities has published the First Country Report to the United Nations on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for public comment.

It has invited the public to validate the content of the draft report by indicating whether they agree or disagree with the content of each article. The public are also invited to provide additional information for the baseline report on both achievements and challenges. Comments should be submitted using the template provided at the end of the draft report and should be submitted by 25 January 2013 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxed to 086 416626.


Click here to view the draft report and template.