Overview Part A: General provisions of the Convention: Articles 1 to 4Part B - Specific rights: Article 5 - Equality and non-discrimination Article 8 - Awareness raising Article 9 - Accessibility Article 10 - Right to life Article 11 - Situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies Article 12 - Equal recognition before the law Article 13 - Access to justice Article 14 - Liberty and security of the person Article 15 - Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Article 16 - Freedom from exploitation, violence and abuse Article 17 - Protecting the integrity of the person Article 18 - Liberty of movement and nationality Article 19 - Living independently and being included in the community Article 20 - Personal mobility Article 21 - Freedom of expression and opinion and access to information Article 22 - Respect for privacy Article 23 - Respect for home and the family Article 24 - Education Article 25 - Health Article 26 - Habilitation and rehabilitation Article 27 - Work and employment Article 28 - Adequate standard of living and social protection Article 29 - Participation in political and public life Article 30 - Participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sport Part C: Situation of disabled boys, girls, women: Article 6 - Women with disabilities Article 7 - Children with disabilities Part D.
Specific obligations: Article 31 - Statistics and data collection Article 32 - International cooperation Article 33 - National implementation and monitoring1.
New Zealand’s vision is reflected in its support for the Convention: The principles given effect in the Disability Strategy provided the basis for New Zealand’s role in the development of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the Convention).
The shift in approach undertaken since the 1970s enabled New Zealand to ratify the Convention in September 2008.4.
DPA New Zealand is a Disabled Person’s Organisation (DPO) that includes all disability groups.
We work in collaboration with others to achieve inclusion for all New Zealanders.
Advice is also offered on how to access the services of sex workers.
People are invited to bring up 'anything you want to talk about'.
People with disabilities are often seen as asexual or without sexual desires or experiences.
It is sometimes assumed that people with physical disabilities do not have ‘normal’ sexual functions and needs.
Asked what he would say if he was confronted by God at the pearly gates of heaven, Fry replied: “I’d say, bone cancer in children? " He went on to call ask why he should "respect a capricious, mean-minded, stupid God who creates a world that is so full of injustice and pain." News of the investigation brought to light the existence of blasphemy laws in New Zealand, which neither the prime minister nor the Anglican archbishop were aware of.
It led the country's major parties to commit to repealing the blasphemy laws, with an amendment to a bill to repeal laws expected in the next few weeks.
People with intellectual disabilities can be seen as incapable of responsible sexual relationships.