Main issues raised by TBs:
  • Discrimination on the basis of disability
  • Inclusive education: pervasive discrimination of children with disabilities
  • Lack of consultation of children with disabilities in matters affecting them
  • Ill treatment of persons with disabilities living in institutions, including children with disabilities and the practice of “packing”
  • Insufficient independent monitoring of institutions
  • High unemployment rate of persons with disabilities, in particular among women with disabilities
  • Need for comprehensive and disaggregated data collection, including on children with disabilities and for early identification
  • Awareness-raising campaigns to combat the stigmatization of and prejudice
  • Lack of access to justice, especially of children with disabilities