Article 28

Adequate standard of living and social protection

This article affirms that persons with disabilities have the right to an adequate standard of living for themselves and their families. This includes adequate food, clothing, housing, continuous improvement of living conditions and social protection. It highlights the safeguarding and promotion of these rights without discrimination on the basis of disability.

Examples of CRPD Article 28 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 28 Adequate standard of living and social protection

The key lists below feature important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 28 of the CRPD.