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UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities

Sabrina Siddiqui

Tammy Duckworth Pleads With Congress To Pass Disabilities Treaty

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the first anniversary of her election to Congress, Rep. Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat and Iraq war veteran, urged the passage...

Time to Ratify the Global Disabilities Convention

Ted Kaufman | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ted Kaufman

The treaty requires countries that ratify it to begin to work toward standards on accessibility and infrastructure for the disabled similar to our own. One hundred and thirty-eight countries have now ratified the convention. The United States is not among them.