Australia was recently reviewed by the Treaty Committee on the Convention of the Rights of the Child. The Treaty Committee looked at how Australia is meeting the rights of all children, including children with disability. It made some specific recommendations about what Australia needs to do to improve the rights of children with disability, including:
- creating a full and consistent definition of disability;
- improving out of home care for children with disability;
- preventing the non-therapeutic sterilisation of children with disability.
Linked here is a summary of some key recommendations. Here.
To read the full report, visit this address.