Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

Author: 
United Nations
Publication date: 
1 January 1993
The UN has adopted various declarations that address the human rights of people with disabilities (including people with mental health problems and people with intellectual disabilities) the most significant being the Standard Rules. These seek to ensure that all disabled people, ‘as members of their societies, may exercise the same rights and obligations as others’.