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Implementation of rights of the persons with disability needs implementation in letter and spirit and human rights based approach. Elaborate.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

2. Implementation of rights of the persons with disability needs implementation in letter and spirit and human rights based approach. Elaborate. (250 words)

Reference:  Indian Express

Why the question:

Twenty years ago on August 6 in Erwadi in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram, a fire broke out in a thatched shelter, engulfing 43 chained people who had psychosocial disabilities.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss in detail the importance of ensuring the dignity of persons with disability in the country.

Directive:

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with the context of the question.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Legal provision for the persons with disabilities.

Highlight the failure of States; Sates have failed to uphold the human rights of people with disabilities in general and those with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in particular.

Discuss the violations of rights in private asylum.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.