The Model of Disability in Saudi Arabia

Author:Hashem N. Alsharif
Position::The American University Washington College of Law

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, an international treaty that addresses matters related to persons with disabilities, prohibits all forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities. Saudi Arabia signed the Convention in 2008, but has not yet ratified the Convention based on societal views of disability in Saudi Arabia. Specifically, Article 12 of the Convention... (see full summary)

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