Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Morocco

CRPD session 18 (2017)

(28 August 2017, CRPD/C/MAR/CO/1 Advance unedited version, Concluding observations on initial report, paras. 16 and 17)

“The Committee is concerned about reported violence, abuse and corporal punishment against children with disabilities, including abandoned children with disabilities, in the home, alternative and day care settings, and in schools.

“The Committee recommends that the State party adopt legislation and concrete measures to ensure that children with disabilities, including abandoned children with disabilities, are adequately protected from violence, exploitation and abuse, including corporal punishment, and that perpetrators are sanctioned.”

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