Shadow Report on the Status of Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Jordan

Publisher(s)
Information and Research Center - King Hussein Foundation (IRCKHF), Identity Center, I am Human Society for Rights of People with Disabilities
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Year
2017
Language(s)
Arabic, English
Scope
National
Funded by
IM Swedish Development Partner
Type of Resource
Report
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This shadow report, prepared by three Jordanian civil society organizations (CSOs) with support from the Swedish Development Partner- IM ,that submitted to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in March, 2017. The three societies are: Information and Research Center - King Hussein Foundation (IRCKHF), Identity Center and “I am Human” Society for Rights of PWD.

This CSOs involved and partnering in the area of disability, have been monitoring the PWD-related legislative situation, policies and operational practices and the extent to which these are aligned and harmonized with CRPD principles and various provisions, by reviewing national legislation and laws cited therein with respect to all the PWD-specific areas. CSOs have also been monitoring the extent to which national strategies and programs include PWD-related issues, and reviewed actual practices, especially by the state institutions that provide direct services, in order to prepare the civil society’s 2017 shadow report and the extent of the state's commitment to implementing the provisions of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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