This article discusses the provisions and rights of persons with disabilities related to hearing in the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The Government of Nepal has informed the United Nations in May 2010, including the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006 and its voluntary articles, passed by the Parliament of Nepal in December 2009. There are a total of 50 articles in the Convention. The Convention guarantees some of the most important and unique rights of the deaf community
The convention defines language as spoken and sign language and other types of soundless languages.
Article 9 provides for direct assistance and assistance, including professional sign language translators, to facilitate access to facilities for accessibility, and to provide other appropriate assistance and assistance to ensure access to information for persons with disabilities.
Article 11 on Risk Situations and Humanitarian Crisis provides that all necessary measures must be taken to ensure the protection and safety of persons with disabilities in armed conflicts, humanitarian crises and other natural disasters.
Article 12 guarantees the right of persons with disabilities to be recognized as a person before the law
Article 24 ensures that sign language learning, promotion of linguistic identity of the deaf community, deaf or blind children are provided education in the most appropriate language and manner and in media and in environments that maximize academic and social development, appoint teachers with qualified sign language and other Provision has been made to include appropriate promotional and alternative means of communication, medium and format of communication, educational technology and materials to assist persons with disabilities.
Article 25 states that persons with disabilities have the right to access the highest levels of health without discrimination on the basis of disability, and that persons with disabilities have access to health-related health services, including health-related rehabilitation.
Article 27 includes the right of persons with disabilities to work on the same basis as other persons, such as the right of persons with disabilities to freely choose and accept work in the labor market and to work in an open, inclusive and accessible environment. Is |
Participation in political and public life Article 29 provides for persons with disabilities to enjoy the same political rights and opportunities as other persons on the same basis as other persons, to vote and to be elected , Facilities and materials are appropriate, accessible and easy to understand and use
Article 30 guarantees persons with disabilities the right to participate in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sports on an equal basis with other persons, as well as the recognition and assistance of special cultural and linguistic identities, including sign language and deaf culture.