Disability in Brazil
Brazil is a party to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, having signed the treaty on 30 March 2007 and ratified it on 1 August 2008. Brazil's Law 7853 criminalizes discrimination based on disability, and other legal protections also exist.
At least five major associations work to enable the participation of Brazilians with disabilities in sport.
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- "UN Treaty Collection: parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: List of parties". United Nations. 2012-03-21. Archived from the original on 2012-08-19. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
- "People With Disabilities". Angloinfo. Angloinfo. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
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