Sample Law Coursework Paper on Rights for persons with disabilities

Rights for persons with disabilities

Question One: Title of the Treaty

The treaty’s title is “Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.”

Goals of the Treaty

The treaty aimed at recalling the fundamental principles that were listed in the Charter of the United Nations that agitated for equality for each individual in the society without discrimination of whatever kind. It also aimed at ensuring that the basic rights and freedoms of individuals were even and aimed at promoting peace and positive coexistence among all individuals. The treaty was also tasked with strengthening the universally accepted human rights for the disabled to ensure that they enjoyed equal opportunities without discrimination.

It was also to formulate policy guidelines that were coherent with those in the World program Action for disabled persons. The policies were later to be evaluated at both global and local parameters to ascertain dependability and efficiency in regard to persons living with disabilities. Emphasis on the importance of granting persons with disability equal opportunities in regarding to achieving the set development agendas was also part of the purpose of the treaty. By realizing that violation of the various rights and freedoms granted to persons living with disabilities was downgrading the dignity, the treaty was to ensure diversification of the persons living with disability. It was also charged with identifying the importance of co-operating with the rest of the nation in promoting the living standards of the persons living with disabilities more specifically among developing nations. Identify and find solutions to the dilapidated situations persons living with disabilities are forced to go through such as racism, social background, and physical appearance. The plight of disabled girl child includng sexual molestations such as rape, discrimination, and negligence were also supposed to be handled. Convinced that a comprehensive and integral international convention to promote and protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities will make a significant contribution to redressing the profound social disadvantage of persons with disabilities and promote their participation in the civil, political, economic, social and cultural spheres with equal opportunities, in both developing and developed countries,

Question Two: Main obligations

The treaty aimed to enact the appropriate legislative, administrative together with other measures in implementation of the rights conveyed in the convection. It was also supposed to put up proper measures that would replace the existing laws which were at some instances not correctly constituted so that they accommodated both individuals with priority being place to persons living with disability. To provide proper grounds for devising new ways of engaging both the locals and foreigners while improving the livelihoods of the people through good food, services as well as other commodities by promoting research and development. To make available all the important information that touch on persons with disabilities that would solve problems such as movement in designated areas, technological aids and other important facilities.  

Question 3: Role of the Treaty’s preamble

The treaty preamble is aimed at promoting equality and stop discrimination against persons with disabilities. This was to be done by state parties. Women living with disabilities were also to be factored just like their male counterparts. However, state agencies were tasked with ensuring women empowerment. The children living with disability were in this regard supposed to be granted equal education opportunities just like their counterpart. Children were to be given first priority at every point where consideration was necessary. Proper measures to enable children living with disabilities channel their grievances were to be drafted. In addition, awareness was key as it enabled children who had initially been kept out of due to their disability condition