Change a life
Though the status and public perception of people with disabilities is changing in Algeria, their inclusion in society remains unsatisfactory.
Since the country gained its independence, the Algerian government has pursued a determined social policy, mindful among other things of the need to protect disabled and/or the most vulnerable children and teenagers. For this reason, the Algerian government ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 19th December 1992, along with the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in May 2009. Although the public perception of disability is changing, the inclusion of disabled people into civil society and application of legislation to protect them is still far from satisfactory.