Data show that children and youth with disabilities are disproportionately excluded from education. 50% of them do not go to school, in low and middle-income countries. In countries affected by conflicts, humanitarian disasters, socio economic crises, and political instability, children’s’ lived experiences of exclusion from education are compounded. But behind these data there are real people, with their unique life experiences that give meaning to data and purpose to actions.
This new factsheet by Handicap International - Humanité & Inclusion presents the stories of 6 children living in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and the occupied Palestinian territory.