Study on Stigmatization of Children with Disabilities

The goal of the study was to identify stigmas towards children with disabilities in the Georgian society

Highlights

The goal of the study was to identify stigmas towards children with disabilities in the Georgian society as well as the factors causing these stigmas. The objectives of the study were to provide information on the following topics:

- Content of stigmatization (what the stigmatization of a child with disabilities means);

- Social domains/institutions of stigmatization;

- Actors of stigmatization: individuals or groups who carry the stigma or support stigmatization;

- Variation of stigmatization according to the types of disability;

- Reasons for stigmatization;

- Social and psychological outcomes of stigmatization;

- Strategies to overcome stigmatization (anti-stigmatization state policy and civil activities).

Author

UNICEF

Publication date

Languages

Georgian,
English

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