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Indicator Discrimination Participation Accountability Source

A3.6.1. 

% Denominational schools

by primary/ secondary/ tertiary level

by region

by public/private

   

Article 13 (3), ICESCR; Article 2, Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights; Article 13 (4), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (4), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to: Private schools (Availability), Minorities (Adaptability).

A3.6.2. 

 % Denominational schools per religion group/ % population belonging to the religious group

by primary/ secondary level

by region

by public/private

   

Article 13 (3), ICESCR; Article 2, Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights; Article 13 (4), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (4), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to: Private schools (Availability), Minorities (Adaptability).

A3.6.3.

Does religious instruction means: instruction in a particular religion or instruction of the general history of religions and ethics (with a possible focus on that particular religion)?[

by primary/ secondary level

by region

by public/private

   

Article 13 (3), ICESCR; Article 18 (4), ICCPR; Article 2, Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights; Article 13 (4), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (4), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to: Private schools (Availability), Tolerance (Acceptability), Minorities (Adaptability).

A3.6.4.

Are exemptions granted from religious instruction? Is there a choice between different religious (including moral) classes?

by primary/ secondary level

by region

by public/private

Can parents decide which religious (including moral) classes their children attend? Do children have a say in the choice of their religious instruction?

Is there a monitoring body controlling whether schools respect religious freedom?  Does it control whether religious classes practice indoctrination? Is there a complaint mechanism for such practices?

 Article 13 (3), ICESCR Article 18 (4), ICCPR; Article 2, Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights; Article 13 (4), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (4), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to: Private schools (Availability), Tolerance (Acceptability), Minorities (Adaptability).

A3.6.5. Do prayers or readings take place during or outside classes? Can people be exempted from attending schools on important religious days?

by primary/ secondary level

by region

by public/private

   

Article 13 (3), ICESCR Article 18 (4), ICCPR; Article 2, Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights; Article 13 (4), Protocol of San Salvador; Article 11 (4), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child.

Linked to: Private schools (Availability), Tolerance (Acceptability), Minorities (Adaptability).