What is equality to Deaf people?
This is the fourth part of a series considering why equality law and Deaf people don’t get on. Having explored the various theoretical perspectives on equality law and their relevance to the Deaf-World, the next logical step is to undertake a doctrinal exploration of UK, EU and international law that takes an equality stance, which apply to Deaf individuals in the UK. In doing so, we will attempt to apply the relevant theoretical perspectives to each law.
For more information about UK, EU and international law that takes an equality stance, please click on the links below.
- Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
- Equality Act 2010
- UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities