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No One Should Be Left Behind: Disabled People in the Russia-Ukraine War and Armed Conflicts

Read: The War in Ukraine: The Protection of International Peace and the UN What does the universal law on persons with disabilities say about armed conflicts? According to Article 11 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) adopted in 2006: States Parties shall take, in accordance with their obligations under international law, including international humanitarian law and international human rights law, all necessary measures to ensure the protection and safety of persons with disabilities in situations of risk, including situations of armed conflict, humanitarian emergencies and the occurrence of natural disasters.