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Government ownership is critical for disability inclusion in developing countries

September 16, 20216 min read

Author: Bagival Pradeep Kumar More than 80% of people with disabilities live in developing countries and face multiple barriers in their day-to-day life to access basic rights on an equal…

What are the main factors behind the successes or failures of efforts to promote inclusion?

September 3, 20215 min read

Author: Dr. Mohammed Ali Loutfy Fifteen years after the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, there is no doubt about the level of progress taking…

What strategies work for ensuring persons with disabilities get access to livelihood or employment opportunities?

August 2, 20215 min read

Author: Tom Shakespeare, Professor of Disability Research, LSHTM. Thanks to everyone who contributed to our discussion of interventions to remove barriers to employment of persons with disabilities. It was very…

How can we best support the education of children with disabilities in low and middle income countries?

How can we best support the education of children with disabilities in low and middle income countries?

July 6, 20216 min read

Author: Nidhi Singal Education of children with disabilities General Comment No. 4 on Article 24 issued in 2016 by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities defined inclusion…

How can we best provide community supports in low- and middle-income countries?

How can we best provide community supports in low- and middle-income countries?

May 31, 20216 min read

For many people with disabilities, access to support services -such as personal assistance, communication support, supported living arrangements and support for mobility- is a precondition to participate in society and…

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