Even now, in the 21st century, there are still inequalities between women and men, particularly on the job market. In Germany, women earn on average 17% less than their male colleagues.
More than one hundred countries have adopted the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Since 2006, the Convention promotes the rights of persons with disabilities and works to ensure full participation and inclusion in society.
Human rights belong to everyone, regardless of nationality, residence, gender, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sexual orientation, language, or any other criteria.