Year

2013

Main issues raised by TBs
  • Definitions with respect to disability are not yet in conformity with international standards, including the CRPD
  • Need for comprehensive and disaggregated data collection, including on children with disabilities 
  • Reliance on civil society to provide social services to children with disabilities, which may reduce the responsibility of the State party as the primary duty-bearer for the realization of the rights
  • Need to increase access to health insurance, and community based health and rehabilitation services for children with disabilities
  • Inclusive education: Need to increase access of children with disabilities to education (only 1,1% accessing education)
  • Pending ratification of the Optional Protocol to the CRPD

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Author

IDA

Organisation

IDA

Country

Egypt