R2E CWD Alliance

The Right2Education for Children with Disabilities is an alliance of South African civil society organisations advocating for the right to quality inclusive education for children with disabilities. Established in 2010, the Alliance has coordinated the voice of civil society through submissions to parliament, engagement with international treatise bodies and continued interaction and dialogue with government.
CONTACT: r2ealliance@chaelicampaign.org

Alliance secretariat: The Chaeli Campaign
Chairperson: Robyn Beere

Members: Centre for Child Law;  SECTION27;  Equal Education Law Centre;  South African Disability Alliance;  DICAG;  DART;  UCT Disability Studies;  Deaf Federation of South Africa;  Down Syndrome South Africa;  The Dullah Omar Centre;  Children’s DisAbility Training Centre; Tim Hodgson (ICJ); Silomo Khumalo (Human Rights Attorney and Activist); Chaeli Mycroft (Ability Activist).

DOWNLOADS:

FINAL UNCRPD Report 

CRPD C ZAF Q 1 30722 E

 

LINKS:

[READ] R Beere, S Khumalo & TF Hodgson “Lend children with disabilities a hand” (Mail & Guardian) https://mg.co.za/article/2018-03-15-00-lend-children-with-disabilities-a-hand

[WATCH] Blind constitutional lawyer Silomo Khumalo advocates for an inclusive education system (SABC News) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuO_PDwgxwo.

[READ] Q Ningiza & O Swift “Education system fails deaf children through neglect” (Business Day)
https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2018-03-13-education-system-fails-deaf-children-through-neglect/

 

 

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