Article 18

Liberty of movement and nationality

This article affirms that persons with disabilities have the right to: liberty of movement, freedom to choose their residence, and a nationality. Children with disabilities shall be registered immediately after birth and shall have the right: to a name, to acquire a nationality and, to know and be cared for by their parents if possible.

Examples of CRPD Article 18 good practice case studies are available on the Making it Work Good Practice database  To view these good practices, click on the following link: Article 18 Liberty of movement and nationality

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 18 of the CRPD.