Realization of rights of disabled people discussed in Almaty

ASTANA. April 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh Human Rights Commissioner became a co-organizer of the conference of the Central Asia countries and CIS "International experience of realization of the disabled persons' rights and development of the gender equality. Make rights real," Kazakh Ombudsman press service informs.

During the conference being held in Almaty, Kazakh Ombudsman expressed his opinion on realization of the disabled persons' rights. Development of the gender equality issues were discussed.

Participants of the conference agreed to adopt guarantees of the realization by disabled persons their rights in full, mentioned a significance of the ratification of Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its important role in the national human rights protection system.

The conference was held by the Association of women with disabilities "Shyrak" with the assistance of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Association "Kunnus", Finland and others.  

Representatives of the National Commission for Women Affairs and Family Demographic Policy under the Kazakh President N. Nazarbayev, Kazakh Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, international experts and nongovernmental organizations participated in the conference.


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