1 According to a widely cited estimate by the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one billion people—or around 15 per cent of the global population—are living with some form of disability (WHO (2021)). Often referred to as ‘the world’s largest minority’ (UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs), persons with disabilities face discrimination and bias, rights restrictions, social and economic deprivations, and barriers to full participation in societies around the world. Over the past five decades, constitutions have become significant sites of efforts...
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