In war times and conflict situation. The states capacity to enforce laws, is challenged and the breakdown of law and security looms large. How does this situation affect persons with disabilities? Violence, vulnerability, personal security. As an agent of social change, the law and in this instance the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) is one of the grounds for recognizing the right of every child but particularly with respect to persons living with disability (PLWD). This paper sets out to interrogate the philosophy of the CRPD. It examines to what extent PLWD can continue to Trust or Distrust the law in protecting their rights. The paper advances that the ability to protect rights or otherwise of PLWD influences the (Dis)trust experienced by stakeholders.
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