Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held at Geneva

The UN Committee on Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in its 22nd Session took up Indias initial Country Report for consideration at UNHRC in Geneva.
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Updated: Sep 10,2019 04:29:48 pm

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held at Geneva

10 September 2019 Current Affairs:The UN Committee on Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in its 22nd Session took up India’s initial Country Report for consideration at UNHRC in Geneva. 
India is a signatory of the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). In Novermber 2015, India submitted its First Country Report on Status of Disability in India which was ratified in pursuance of Article 35 of the Convention.

NIMHR:
The launch of the National Institute of psychological state Rehabilitation (NIMHR) was held Under the excellence of the RPwD Act, 2016. To implement the Act, various measures to improve data, prohibit discrimination, especially amongst ethnic/religious minority groups, rehabilitation of internal displaced groups, protection from exploitation, protection of reproductive rights, etc. were taken/being taken by the Government.

Need:
The need for NIMHR is that the govt will enhance information data, prohibited discrimination, particularly amongst ethnic/religious minority groups, rehabilitation of internally displaced teams, protection from exploitation, protection of reproductive rights, etc will gain quickly.
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