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Disability Rights and HIV/AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Review of International, Regional and National Commitments on Disability Rights in the context of HIV/AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa: Final Report (August 2010)

Publication year: 
2010
Author (s): 
Gerntholtz, Liesl; Grant, Kitty; Hanass-Hancock, Jill
Corporate author: 
HEARD
Publication details: 
South Africa, HEARD, 2010
Abstract:

This report reviews international, regional and national commitments relating to disability in 19 focus countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA). It examines the extent to which these countries have ratified key international and regional conventions and have domesticated these obligations. The report aims to identify the extent to which domestication of these commitments protects people with disabilities in the context of HIV in ESA.