It’s About Ability

An explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Illustration by Lisa Lavoie, inspired by a drawing by Lea Nohemí Hernández

Highlights

This publication explains the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to children. Its main purpose is to empower children, with and without disabilities, to play their part in challenging discrimination and promoting the Convention's principles.

The learning guide is a companion resource to It’s About Ability: An explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, developed by UNICEF and the Victor Pineda Foundation. Designed to empower children and young people aged 12–18 to speak out on the convention and become advocates for inclusion in their communities, the learning guide offers lesson plans and suggested activities to be used by young leaders, peer educators, teachers and other educators at the community level.


Please contact: pubdoc@unicef.org

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Author
UNICEF and Victor Pineda Foundation
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English

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