Programmatic Guidance Notes on Children and Adolescents with Disabilities 2018-2021
Latin American and the Caribbean Regional Office
This publication provides the basis for UNICEF and its partners in Latin America and the Caribbean to strengthen programming in order to advance the promotion and protection of the human rights of children with disabilities in the region. The document places the importance and current debate on disability. Based on international standards, it establishes progress and challenges in the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in view of the 2030 Agenda. Finally, within UNICEF Strategic Plan 2018-2020 framework, it identifies approaches and actors that support inclusion of this population, exposing a range of programmatic alternatives that have already been successful, to promote new strategies for the benefit of children with disabilities.