Social protection systems must include persons with disabilities

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Photo: World Bank/Masaru Goto

Social protection systems must address the unique needs of persons with disabilities. That's according to Catalina Devandas Aguilar, the UN's Special Rapporteur on the issue.

Ensuring social protection schemes take into account persons with disabilities can help prevent their exclusion or marginalization in societies as a whole.

Rocío Franco spoke with Ms Aguilar and asked her how designing an inclusive social protection model can benefit everyone, not just those grappling with disabilities.

Duration: 3’29″

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