Empowering children with disabilities for the enjoyment of their human rights, including through inclusive education
In the present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 37/20, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights provides an overview of the legal framework and practical measures to empower children with disabilities. She focuses on empowerment through participation and inclusive education, and analyses how to foster the personal and public decision-making of children with disabilities, their inclusion in the community and their protection from abuse, exploitation and violence. The High Commissioner concludes the report with a number of recommendations to assist States in empowering children with disabilities for the enjoyment of their human rights.
Empower, Children with disabilities, human rights, inclusive education.
Marginalized & Vulnerable group:
Persons with disability
System wide approach
Level of Education:
Early Childhood Education, Primary & Secondary
Type of Resources:
International Normative Instruments
All, Africa, Arab States, Asia & the Pacific, Europe & North America, Latin America & the Caribbean
Language of Publication: