CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
International Day of Persons with Disability - What young people think about disability in Sierra Leone
6 questions polled on this topic
23% response rate
4,811 responded out of 20,764 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
4,811 responded out of 20,764 polled
Female
62%
No
 
No
38%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
64%
No
 
No
36%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
38%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

20-24
42%
yes
 
yes
58%
no
 
no

25-30
26%
yes
 
yes
74%
no
 
no

31-34
40%
yes
 
yes
60%
no
 
no

35+
56%
yes
 
yes
44%
no
 
no
63%
No
 
No
37%
Yes
 
Yes
DEC 3. 2015
Give 1 reason why you think disabled children are not treated equally?
2,014 responded out of 3,033 polled
children
people
disable
think
like
can
disabled
disability
treated
able
school
education
society
ar
reason
care
work
others
parent
take
one
street
will
good
yes
community
given
less
lack
don
dat
poor
useful
discrimination
dont
important
see
becouse
look
things
many
right
way
always
condition
dem
even
facilities
parents
inability
DEC 3. 2015
Do you think disabled children should have the same rights as everyone?
1,564 responded out of 1,778 polled
Female
7%
No
 
No
93%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
5%
No
 
No
95%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

20-24
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

25-30
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no
5%
No
 
No
91%
Yes
 
Yes
DEC 3. 2015
Select what you think is a cause of disability in children and adolescents
2,280 responded out of 3,590 polled
Female
34%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother
6%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
42%
genetics
 
genetics
6%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
12%
curse
 
curse

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

15-19
0%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
0%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
100%
genetics
 
genetics
0%
curse
 
curse
0%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

20-24
6%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
0%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
56%
genetics
 
genetics
6%
curse
 
curse
31%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

25-30
10%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
10%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
40%
genetics
 
genetics
0%
curse
 
curse
40%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

31-34
0%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
50%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
50%
genetics
 
genetics
0%
curse
 
curse
0%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother

35+
0%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
0%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
100%
genetics
 
genetics
0%
curse
 
curse
0%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother
33%
disease from the mother
 
disease from the mother
8%
bad parents have disabled children
 
bad parents have disabled children
40%
genetics
 
genetics
6%
sins of parents
 
sins of parents
14%
curse
 
curse
DEC 3. 2015
Do you think disabled girls are more at risk of being sexually abused?
2,099 responded out of 2,280 polled
Female
8%
No
 
No
92%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

20-24
93%
yes
 
yes
7%
no
 
no

25-30
88%
yes
 
yes
13%
no
 
no

31-34
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
100%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no
12%
No
 
No
88%
Yes
 
Yes
DEC 3. 2015
In your opinion, what should be done for children and adolescents with disabilities?
1,783 responded out of 2,099 polled
care
government
education
provide
take
help
need
good
free
children
give
like
treated
needs
basic
people
facilities
govt
taken
disable
will
dem
special
well
proper
also
school
given
support
let
encourage
must
place
protect
put
attention
food
disability
make
provided
gov
can
shelter
right
yes
home
protected
great
cared
society

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