Protest march to exclude children from disability allowance

Parents of children with disabilities will be marching on Tuesday, December 10th at 10:00 am to show the opposition to discrimination against children with disabilities and their exclusion from the disability allowance.

The day is symbolic, as December 10th is Human Rights Day.

Parents of children with disabilities will leave the Ministry of Labor to leave a note to the relevant minister, and then find themselves at the Presidential Palace where they will meet with other organizations to hand over to President Anastasiadis a letter of request. their.

Commenting on SigmaLive’s decision to protest, the parent of the Disability Rights Parent Initiative, Yula Pitsiali, said the process was mainly to show their opposition to the decision to replace the child allowance with a medium or mild disability with a plan of the Ministry of Health regarding child therapies.

“We have talked to Ms. Emilianianidou several times, since the welfare of children with mild or mild disabilities had changed, and then a benefit of around € 224 was given to these children. Two weeks ago I was informed by parents that this allowance would be replaced by the plan of the Ministry of Health for the treatment of children, ”said Pitsiali.

Article translated from Greek by Lampros Yiangou (AbleBook)