Year

2016

Main issues raised by TBs:
  • Adopt human rights based approach to rights of persons with disabilities over a welfare/medical model
  • Need for inclusive education and training of teachers in inclusive education
  • Violence against women and girls with disabilities
  • Awareness raising for a human rights based approach and to remove stigma
  • Recognition of legal capacity upholding right to liberty across all laws and policies including of persons with psychosocial disabilities- also concerning the right to marry, right to vote, right to free and informed consent, etc
  • Promote employment of persons with disabilities in the open labour market
  • Provide social protection for persons with disabilities including inclusion in health and social insurance schemes on an equal basis with others
  • Data collection disaggregated by disability, gender, age, etc across all sectors including political participation reproductive health, rehabilitation and HIV services, social services, protection from violence and access to justice.
 

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