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No Room in Rural Villages, Cities or Homes for the Disabled? Are Girls and Boys with Down Syndrome being left behind? (CSW62 Side Event)
20 Mar 2018 -  In anticipation, of World Down Syndrome Day (21 March), and to see to build that society inclusive of all that enables children with DownSyndrome to participate fully in the development and life equally with others, several persons with Down Syndrome, their mothers and fathers, as well as advocates for those with disabilities are sponsoring a side-event.Panelists will focus onthe unique and inherent dignity of people with intellectual and development disabilities, particularly thosewith Down Syndrome. It will examine successful policies and programs that have helpedindividuals with Down Syndrome and their families thrivetolead fulfilling lives. Panelists will also address current challenges of safeguarding the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities.
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