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Iran: Schools Shut Out Children with Disabilities

Expand An Iranian student sits in a wheelchair in a classroom with fellow students. © May 2019 Fars News Agency (New York) – Children with disabilities face discrimination and significant barriers in getting an education in Iran, Human Rights Watch and the Center for Human Rights in Iran said in a joint report issued today as the school year begins. The 52-page report “‘Just Like Other Kids’: Lack of Access to Inclusive Quality Education for Children with Disabilities in Iran” documents discrimination and barriers to education in the country’s public school system for most children with disabilities.…

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