Every Child Has a Right to Quality Education

In Child Education | on May, 16, 2014 | by | 0 Comments

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Education is both a human right in itself and also an important means in realising other human rights. However, children living with disabilities are often denied their right to a quality education due to stigma and discrimination at multiple levels. In general, children with disabilities are less likely to start school and have lower rates of staying and being promoted in educational facilities.

Structural and social barriers to education such as poverty, lack of accessible infrastructure, negative attitudes, low capacity of teachers and insufficient access to information all contribute to the exclusion of children with disabilities from accessing quality education opportunities worldwide. Children with disabilities in Kenya and world-over who face other forms of marginalization based on their gender, ethnicity or language are at even greater risk of exclusion.

The Outside the Circle Report, published by Plan International in 2013, shows that children with disabilities are subject to profound levels of poverty, exclusion and discrimination. One of the main obstacles to the inclusion of children with disabilities in education is the negative attitudes of thei……………. continues on Capital FM

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Published: 2014-05-02 16:43:56
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