Article 27

Work and employment

This article stipulates that persons with disabilities have the right to work, on an equal basis with others. It emphasizes that they should have the opportunity to gain a living in an open, inclusive and accessible labour market and work environment. It requires the: prohibition of discrimination; protection of all relevant rights; access to employment services; promotion of employment opportunities and career advancement.

Examples of CRPD Article 27 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 27 Work and employment

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 27 of the CRPD.