CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
International Day of Persons with Disability - What young people think about disability in Sierra Leone
6 questions polled on this topic
38% response rate
9,622 responded out of 25,648 polled
Dec 3. 2015
Do you think children with disability are treated the same way as other children
Dec 3. 2015
Give 1 reason why you think disabled children are not treated equally?
Dec 3. 2015
Do you think disabled children should have the same rights as everyone?
Dec 3. 2015
Select what you think is a cause of disability in children and adolescents
Dec 3. 2015
Do you think disabled girls are more at risk of being sexually abused?
Dec 3. 2015
In your opinion, what should be done for children and adolescents with disabilities?

POLL RESULTS

DEC 3. 2015
Do you think children with disability are treated the same way as other children
9,622 responded out of 25,648 polled
Female
38%
Yes
 
Yes
62%
No
 
No

Male
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No
0-14
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No

15-19
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No

20-24
40%
Yes
 
Yes
60%
No
 
No

25-30
35%
Yes
 
Yes
65%
No
 
No

31-34
26%
Yes
 
Yes
74%
No
 
No

35+
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No
DEC 3. 2015
Give 1 reason why you think disabled children are not treated equally?
4,028 responded out of 5,047 polled
children
people
disable
think
like
can
disabled
disability
treated
able
school
education
society
ar
reason
work
care
others
parent
take
one
street
will
good
yes
given
less
community
lack
don
dat
poor
useful
discrimination
dont
important
see
becouse
look
things
right
many
way
always
condition
parents
dem
even
facilities
inability
DEC 3. 2015
Do you think disabled children should have the same rights as everyone?
3,128 responded out of 3,370 polled
Female
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

Male
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
0-14
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
93%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No

20-24
96%
Yes
 
Yes
4%
No
 
No

25-30
95%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No

31-34
94%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No

35+
97%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
91%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
DEC 3. 2015
Select what you think is a cause of disability in children and adolescents
4,560 responded out of 6,320 polled
Female
12%
curse
 
curse
6%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
42%
genetics
 
genetics
6%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
34%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

Male
14%
curse
 
curse
6%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
39%
genetics
 
genetics
8%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
33%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother
0-14
0%
curse
 
curse
12%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
25%
genetics
 
genetics
0%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
62%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

15-19
15%
curse
 
curse
9%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
36%
genetics
 
genetics
9%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
31%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

20-24
15%
curse
 
curse
5%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
41%
genetics
 
genetics
6%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
33%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

25-30
14%
curse
 
curse
5%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
41%
genetics
 
genetics
8%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
32%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

31-34
13%
curse
 
curse
8%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
49%
genetics
 
genetics
9%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
21%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

35+
11%
curse
 
curse
4%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
45%
genetics
 
genetics
6%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
35%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother
14%
curse
 
curse
6%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
40%
genetics
 
genetics
8%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
33%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother
DEC 3. 2015
Do you think disabled girls are more at risk of being sexually abused?
4,198 responded out of 4,391 polled
Female
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No

Male
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
0-14
100%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

15-19
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

20-24
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

25-30
87%
Yes
 
Yes
13%
No
 
No

31-34
91%
Yes
 
Yes
9%
No
 
No

35+
92%
Yes
 
Yes
8%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No
DEC 3. 2015
In your opinion, what should be done for children and adolescents with disabilities?
3,566 responded out of 3,882 polled
care
government
education
take
provide
help
need
good
children
free
give
like
treated
needs
basic
people
taken
govt
will
facilities
disable
dem
special
well
proper
also
school
given
support
let
encourage
must
place
protect
put
attention
food
disability
provided
make
gov
can
shelter
right
yes
home
protected
great
society
think

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