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Inclusive Education in Morocco: Dead letters?

Updated: May 12

Moroccan educators and graduate students with disabilities report that the state’s alleged efforts on inclusive education and disability inclusion at work remain unfulfilled promises.


Blind graduate students stage a sit-in protest for their right to work in the public sector in Rabat
Blind graduate students stage a sit-in protest for their right to work in the public sector in Rabat

Despite being one of the first countries to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD), Morocco and its institutions have never formally reassessed the efficacy of their initial approach to disability accommodation and inclusion. Instead of advancing a holistic approach to human rights, the nation has allowed philanthropy to dominate the vision and the policy of the state. This paternalistic approach derives from the 2016 Framework Law 97–13 on the rights of persons with disabilities, which positions said persons as objects of charity.

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