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Yerevan Activate Talk by Anahit Bakhshyan

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Anahit Bakhshyan is the Director of the State Institute of Education of the Armenian Ministry of Education and Science, who previously served as a legislator in Armenia’s National Parliament and was the principal of the School No. 27, one of the first inclusive schools in Armenia. Anahit talks about the indirect violation of children´s rights by parents who are ashamed of sending their children with disabilities to school. She also points out the incompetence of teachers’ abilities in adopting an inclusive education in their classrooms. This talk was delivered during Yerevan Activate Talks (June 23, 2014) event, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of he Convention on the Rights of the Child. The views expressed in this video may not necessary reflect the views and policies of UNICEF. The use of UNICEF video material for any purpose, including repackaging in hard copy or compilation for CD-ROM or any other electronic media, is prohibited unless prior written permission is obtained. The unauthorized use of the UNICEF name and logo is against international law and is expressly forbidden.