Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: 5 fast facts

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: 5 fast factsImagine daily life without your sight, hearing or a limb or living with the challenges of neurodiversity or paralysis. That’s a reality for some. One in six of us – or 16 per cent – of the global population had a disability in 2023, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), and many depend on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to help guard their fundamental freedoms and dignity.