SUR 14

issue N.14 • v.8 • Jan/2011

Sur International Journal on Human Rights, founded in 2004 and published by Conectas Human Rights, produces, fosters and disseminates innovative research and ideas, primarily from the Global South, on human rights practice.

The Sur Journal serves as a channel for sharing perspectives on the world’s human rights agenda. It is a space where the Global South’s role in shaping human rights discourse and practice – including, its institutions, priorities and impact – is debated.

SUR file on The Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Analysis of Article 33 of the UN Convention: The Critical Importance of National Implementation and Monitoring

Luis Fernando Astorga Gatjens

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Reasonable Accommodation: The New Concept from an Inclusive Constitutional Perspective

Letícia de Campos Velho Martel

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Negotiating Sexuality in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Marta Schaaf

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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa: Progress after 5 Years

Tobias Pieter van Reenen and Heléne Combrinck

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The Open Door: Five Foundational Films That Seeded the Representation of Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities

Peter Lucas

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Interview with Luis Gallegos Chiriboga: President (2002-2005) of the Ad Hoc Committee that Drew Up the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Essays

Social Movements and the Constitutional Court: Legal Recognition of the Rights of Same-Sex Couples in Colombia

Mauricio Albarracín Caballero

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Public Policies from a Human Rights Perspective: A Developing Field

Daniel Vázquez and Domitille Delaplace

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Human Rights Education in Communities Recovering from Major Social Crisis: Lessons for Haiti

J. Paul Martin

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