To remedy this situation, a new scale of deficiencies and disabilities, which reflects a new approach to disability, came into force on 1 December Appendix to Decree No. Unfortunately, the father faced strong criticism and ridicule from his work colleagues, who did not view this as 'the thing for a man to do'.
Paid and unpaid caring work is interdependent and, as one submission pointed out, those who do not have care responsibilities depend on the care of others: The "male breadwinner" depends as much on the unpaid work of his partner as she depends on his wage.
As a rule, such regulations or benefits are designed to improve their personal situation and to support them in overcoming difficulties. It cannot be denied, from an empirical standpoint, that many individuals with disability share similar, mostly negative, experiences of discrimination, exclusion and economic or social dependency.
A handicap thus is not the direct result of an existing impairment or disability, but the result of the interaction between an individual with a disability, the social context and the immediate surroundings.
Relevantly, article 2 2 of the CRC states: States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to ensure that the child is protected against all forms of discrimination or punishment on the basis of the status, activities, expressed opinions, or beliefs of the child's parents, legal guardians, or family members.
This should not come as a surprise in light of the passage of time since its introduction.