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Rosemary Kayess, winner of the 2019 Human Rights Medal

Disability Rights

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Rosemary Kayess has won the prestigious 2019 Human Rights Medal in recognition of her work in international human rights law for people with disability. Ms Kayess, a leading human rights advocate for people with disability in Australia and worldwide, contributed to drafting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and successfully lobbied for its ratification in Australia.

Read more in our news story on Rosemary Kayess.