Constructing a new Human Rights lexicon: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Article examines the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which is the first human rights instrument of the millennium to understand how the disability rights discourse has been altered, and to contribute to human rights jurisprudence. This is because the Convention alters the lexicon of disability rights and offers fresh insight on the way to resolve some perennial human rights dilemmas.

Persons with disabilities; Welfare; Discrimination; Autonomy; Indivisibility; Participation

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