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Disability Rights in an African context course PDF Print Email

Course date: 9 - 14 March 2015

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria,  hosted a one-week intensive short course on Disability Rights in an African context from 9 to 14 March 2015.

Venue:
Graduate Centre, University of Pretoria Main Campus

 

About the course (2013)

This course aims to achieve the following:

  • Provide an overview and explore a critical understanding of international, regional and domestic law on disability rights relevant to Africa, and develop an understanding of the limits of the law;
  • Promote awareness of disability as a human rights issue and as part of human diversity;
  • Encourage critical responses to the existing law by developing alternative conceptions and theories, with reference to comparative legal norms and jurisprudence;
  • Develop skills and competence to advocate for legal and policy change and improved implementation of disability rights; and
  • Develop skills to undertake comparative research on disability rights in Africa.

Themes of the programme (2013)

Themes of the programme are the following:

  • The face of disablement
  • Historical approaches to disability and the law on disability: the global and the African contexts
  • Social construction of disability
  • Development of disability as a human rights issue at the global level
  • Development of disability as a human rights issue at the African level (regional and sub-regional)
  • Development of disability as a human rights issue at the domestic level in Africa, in comparative perspective

Course Materials (2013)

The making of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Prof. Michael Stein, Executive Director, Harvard Law, Project on Disability, Harvard University, USA

Course Materials (2012)

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