Unicef USA’s Children With Disabilities Webinar

On Thursday, August 1, Unicef USA conducted a webinar with Cara E. Yar Khan, UNICEF Haiti Disability Focal Point and Mark Engman is currently the Director of Public Policy and Advocacy for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.


The issue of disability is not new to UNICEF, however the agency has moved from just focusing on the protection of children with disabilities (CWD) to promoting their rights the same as other children

According to the WHO, disability is neither purely biological nor social rather the interaction between health condition, environmental and personal factors

New Report: The State of the World’s Children 2013: Children with Disabilities


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