Towards a Life of Dignity
Nilika Mehrotra
THE FUTURE OF DISABILITY LAW IN INDIA by Jayna Kothari Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2014, 210 pp., 695
January 2014, volume 38, No 1

In recent times, legal engagements with disability have increased considerably following India signing and becoming signatory to the United Nations Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in 2007. Intense discussions over the new draft bill 2012 addressing the concerns of persons with disabilities largely based on CRPD are going on. Disability rights movements around the country are actively critiquing the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation), the PWD Act 1995 and exploring the possibility of creating an inclusive legislation.

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