Introduction Indigenous peoples with disabilities face discrimination and accessibility barriers both related to their disability and also related to being indigenous peoples. Many programs meant to benefit indigenous peoples may be inaccessible for indigenous peoples with disabilities. Meanwhile, programs meant to benefit people with disabilities may not meet the needs of indigenous peoples with disabilities.… Continue reading Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities
The attached documents are reports, national plans, national strategies, training materials, standards, guides, and other materials created by Mexican governmental bodies, human rights commissions, DPOs, NGOs, or other groups between 2003 and 2014. All documents are in Spanish with the exception of one report from Disability Rights International. This collection is not a comprehensive collection… Continue reading Disability Policies, Training Manuals, and Reports for Mexico
Available laws are in alphabetical order by state. Not every Mexican state has passed a disability rights law, even after Mexico ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. All laws are in Spanish.
These laws were passed between 2000 and 2014 and are only provided in Spanish.
Mexico and the CRPD Mexico was an early and longtime supporter of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The country signed both the Convention and it’s Optional Protocol (which allows the CRPD committee to hear individual complaints from Mexico) on March 30, 2007 when the treaty was first opened for signature.… Continue reading Formal Operation of the CRPD in Mexico