How inclusive are Covid-19 laws for persons with disabilities?
COVID-19 AND HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA
Children, women, older persons, homeless persons, as well as those in the rural setting faced the above challenges with an even greater, more specialized intensity owing to the intersectionality of their vulnerabilities. The right to education of children with disabilities came to a standstill because the alternatives offered were neither inclusive nor available for all the learners whose needs warranted special attention. The measures adopted by governments to protect the life, health and safety of these people largely ignored their heightened vulnerability.