Peru’s First Braille Book Presented Today

(LIP-ir) — Peru’s President of Congress, Luis Gonzales Posada and the head of Parliament’s Special Committee on Disability, Michael Urtecho will present the first book written in braille in Peru.

As part of Congress’ campaign to defend the rights of people with disabilities, the country’s first braille book is to be presented at Peru’s Congress building today at 12 p.m.

The book is to include the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the United Nations Optional Protocol to the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, documents which have been signed by Peru’s Congress.

According to Congress, this is the first of a series of publications that are targeted towards and will benefit a great deal of Peru’s blind people.

It is hoped that with theses publications will aid 700 thousand blind Peruvians.