Year

2016

Main issues raised by TBs
  • Discrimination of children with disabilities
  • Need for a comprehensive policy for the protection and promotion of the rights of children with disabilities
  • Access to reproductive health-care services
  • Violence against women with disabilities: review legal definition of rape as to place the lack of consent at its centre, rather than commission by force or violence
  • Need for participation of children with disabilities and members of their families in the planning, implementation and evaluation of programmes;
  • Need for data collection, including on children with disabilities
  • Need for awareness raising campaigns on the rights of children with disabilities
  • Need for training of professionals working with children with disabilities, and judges, lawyers, etc., on the rights of women with disabilities

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