Disabilities and Out-of-School Children

Situation in West and Central Africa


Due to demographic, health and environmental factors, the number of children affected disability appears to be on the increase, particularly in the most poor people of the world. This high concentration of children with disabilities in countries like those in the region of West and Central Africa as well as their links with education is thus a problem that does not should not be ignored and which should significantly influence public education policies.

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UNICEF, UNESCO Institute for Statistics
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