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UN CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Tammy Duckworth Pleads With Congress To Pass Disabilities Treaty
Time to Ratify the Global Disabilities Convention
Fmr. U.S. Senator from Delaware
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.
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