Law No. 29973, Peru, General Law on Persons with Disabilities
DRF/DRAF commends the work of the disability movement in Peru to advance progressive reforms to implement the CRPD including: The adoption of a national law on the rights of persons with disabilities, one of the best-known examples of disability-specific legislation aligned with the CRPD. This process was driven by Sociedad y Discapacidad (SODIS) and the national umbrella, CONFENADIP with support from the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund. Reforms also include: a legal reform process to abolish substituted decision-making led by Sociedad y Discapacidad (SODIS) and supported by the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund and the repeal of laws and policies permitting forced sterilization of persons with disabilities.
The full text of the General Law on Persons with Disabilities is available here.
The full report by the International Disability Alliance on the mission to Peru can be found here.