Expand social protection, reduce poverty for persons with disabilities

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Ambassador Macharia Kamau of Kenya, President of the Conference of States Parties to Disabilities Rights Convention at a press briefing. [UN Photo/Mark Garten]

Improving living standards and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities is a major focus of attention of a meeting taking place on disabilities at the United Nations.

The 132 States parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities are looking at ways to make development "disability-inclusive".

Gerry Adams reports.

Duration: 3’04″

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