Promoting Rights And Community Living For Children With Psychosocial Disabilities by M. C. World Health OrganizPromoting Rights And Community Living For Children With Psychosocial Disabilities by M. C. World Health Organiz

Promoting Rights And Community Living For Children With Psychosocial Disabilities

byM. C. World Health OrganizEditorWorld Health Organiz

Paperback | December 17, 2015

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This document describes the current situation faced by many children with mental and intellectual disabilities in institutional (including mental health and social care facilities) settings in different parts of the world. It provides information on the types of violations occurring against children with mental and intellectual disabilities in these settings, the consequences of institutionalization, and examines barriers and solutions in countries to address this situation. Using the international human rights framework, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the report provides guidance, based on promising practices from around the globe, on the key services and supports that need to be in place to ensure that children are able to live and thrive in the community.
World Health Organization is a Specialized Agency of the United Nations, charged to act as the world's directing and coordinating authority on questions of human health. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based polic...
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Title:Promoting Rights And Community Living For Children With Psychosocial DisabilitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 17, 2015Publisher:WHO PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9241565004

ISBN - 13:9789241565004

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