Incheon Strategy to Make the Right Real for Women with Disabilities through the Concept of Reasonable Accommodation at Workplace


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Dasharath, N. (2014) Incheon Strategy to Make the Right Real for Women with Disabilities through the Concept of Reasonable Accommodation at Workplace. Sociology and Anthropology, 2 (7). pp. 295-300. ISSN 2331-6187


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Women in the world are the symbol of honesty, hard work and innocent. Though number of initiatives is taken for the empowerment of women, including the women with disabilities across jurisdictions but then, the author of this article feels that more attention is required by governments towards the improvement in the sphere of employment for the women with disabilities by treating them equally when compared to their male counterpart. Number of regional and international covenants is in place for equality, equal opportunity and full participation of persons with disabilities throughout the globe. One of the significant contributions of United Nations Organization is by way of adapting United Nations Convention to Protect and Promote the Rights of Disabled Persons (UNCRPD) 2008. The concept of reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities is incorporated in the aforementioned international convention. This is one way of bringing the persons with disabilities in general and women with disabilities in particular into the main stream of life. Yet another significant development in evolving jurisprudence for persons with disabilities is by way of formulating Incheon Strategy (South Korea) to make the real right for persons with disabilities in the year 2012. The said strategy promotes for development policies and programmes are disability-inclusive and gender-sensitive and harness the potential of combining universal design with technological advancements for enabling persons with disabilities to fulfill their rights.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women; Disabilities; Reasonable Accommodation; Incheon Strategy
Subjects: Faculty of Law > Constitutional Law
Divisions: University Law College > Department of Constitutional Law
Depositing User: Mr. Narayanaswamy B V
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2016 04:57
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2016 04:57

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