Four years ago New Zealand ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – a convention that aims to protect the dignity of all people with a disability.

So how are we doing? A monitoring report released recently by representatives of disabled person organisations has found there’s definitely room for improvement . 

Carol Stiles talks to the people behind the report and hears their recommendations for ensuring the equal treatment of disabled people in New Zealand.

Rachel Noble
Rachel Noble - Chair of the Convention Coalition.