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How should data be used to inform policy that addresses the disability gap in accessible affordable housing for people with disabilities? Should subsidized housing be restricted to certain types of disabilities?

Dec 8, 20212 min read

Author: Andrew Lange The November forum discussion was intended to highlight the important role of government to provide affordable and accessible housing for people with disabilities, and how data can…

What do climate-focus agencies need to be doing to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities in their work, and what should disability organisations need to be doing to ensure a focus on climate in their work?

Nov 4, 20217 min read

Author: Dr Maria Kett Thank you to all of you who contributed to the discussion around what climate-focus agencies need to be doing to ensure the inclusion of persons with…

Government ownership is critical for disability inclusion in developing countries

Sep 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?

Sep 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?

Aug 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…

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