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Re: Issues with the UN Convention

From: Rashmi RK <rashmirkatakwar@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:38:01 +0530
Message-ID: <CACfB6RRUabinJ83_d=SHuQ0=DsWrA8S4Awg6h8QdWZiSZdJUVA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lisa Seeman <lisa1seeman@gmail.com>, public-coga-community@w3.org
Hello Folks,
              I also started looking at the UN Convention draft.I want to
know if we have to check content for all the links on the page the UN
Convention Draft
in the right sidebar(below* The CRPD*) and below *Optional Protocol* or
only the 50 articles
Best Regards,

On Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 1:17 PM Lisa Seeman <lisa1seeman@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Folks
> I started looking at the UN Convention and it is open to being interpreted
> in a highly discriminatory way.
> For example article 1 states:
> "Persons with disabilities include those who have long-term physical,
> mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with
> various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in
> society on an equal basis with others".
> physical, mental, intellectual or sensory does not clarify that this also
> includes learning and cognitive. It is critical that we clarify that these
> groups are included even when IQ (intellectual) and mental health (also
> called a mental illness) are not affected.
> I made google docs
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1meD06mSclKFIX7U5fOz58thqgAT6jEVLkATiprG-FH8/edit?usp=sharing>
> to collect comments.  I think it is very important.
> All the best
> Lisa
Received on Thursday, 16 September 2021 04:08:10 UTC

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