Article 21

Freedom of expression

This article emphasizes the right of persons with disabilities to exercise the right to freedom of expression and opinion. They should have the freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through all forms of communication, as defined in article 2 of the CRPD.

Examples of CRPD Article 21 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 21 Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to information

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 21 of the CRPD.