Turning Intent Into Action – Final Strategies

Policy, legislative and institutional arrangements for persons with disabilities in Kenya have witnessed some positive changes since May 2008 when the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities1 (‘CRPD’ or ‘Convention’) came into force and following Kenya’s ratification of the Convention during the same month.2 Since that milestone, Kenya’s constitutional and statutory landscape has evolved to include provisions specifically covering matters of pertinence to persons with disabilities. The Constitution of Kenya (2010)3 and a number of post-promulgation statutes establish specific normative and institutional advances of actual or potential benefit to persons with disabilities.

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DISABILITY IS NOT INABILITY

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