The right to education of children with disabilities in Ethiopia
This study seeks to assess the extent to which national laws ensure that CWDs are accessing the right to education on an equal basis with non-disabled children. The study also seeks to assess the policy, legislative and administrative gaps surrounding the exercise of this right. The study process involved review of the policy and legal framework on education for CWDs vis-à-vis international human rights standards and norms. To this end, this study attempts to raise and discuss the following research questions:- What are the international standards on the right to education of CWDs? To what extent is the Government of Ethiopia‟s laws and policies on education for CWDs conform to these international human rights standards? To assess the extent to which national laws on education for CWDs comply with international human rights standards and norms, the research will address other related sub-questions such as:- Are there detailed and sufficient laws that facilitate the effective exercise of the right to education of CWDs? What are the challenges as well as the opportunities in upholding the education rights of CWDs in Ethiopia?