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Title: Ensuring the rights of “little angels Implementation of socio-economic rights of children With disabilities in Ethiopia
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Benyam D. Mezmur ( Dr. )
Fikire, Tinsae
Keywords: Recent reports evidence
Issue Date: Dec-2012
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: Recent reports evidence the exislence ofsubstantial number ofchildren with disabilities across the glohe. the maiarity Q/'which live in the developing world Such children have been marginalized section o/the society in all places mainly in socio-economic areas. During the pas/ four decades there have been developments in the recognition ofsuchfacts at the UN. regional und national levels. Accordingly, various conventions and declarations aimed at promotion and protection of their rights. including the 2006 Convention on the Rights Q/` Parsons with Disabilities are adopted. The Ireaties provide for a range of sacio-economic rights by mainstreaming their issues and designed various measures of implementationfar effective realization afthe rights, As a State Party to many of the t_reaties, this paper analyses the issue ofimplemeñtation ofsocio-economic rights of children with disabilities in Ethiopia by evaluating the Ethiopian experience vis-a~vis international standards :et under the ratified treaties. The core assertion of the paper is that even if Ethiopia has ratified many of the treaties much has yet to be done to ejfectively realize socio-economic rights of children with disabilities in the country.
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