Towards Empowerment: Changing World and Changing Mind-Set

  • Asha Bajpai


Provisions of the Constitution of India, national and international laws and case laws relating to legal capacity, rehabilitation, reintegration, de institutionalization and independent living have been discussed. The jurisprudence emerging from Supreme and High Courts in India and European Courts on Human Rights leading to empowerment of children and persons with disability are analyzed in this chapter.


Access Empowerment Independent living Re integration Legal capacity Right Institutions Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) Article Concept Person Private European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) Reasonable accommodation Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPD) Group housing Therapeutic Community Hospitality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asha Bajpai
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  1. 1.Tata Institute of Social SciencesMumbaiIndia

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