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Disability considerations for infrastructure programmes
A. Agarwal; A. Steele / Evidence on Demand 2016
Approximately 15% of the world’s population, over a billion people, have some form of disability. DFID’s aim is for its policies and programmes to be inclusive of and accessible to all people, including people with disabil...
Preliminary results of the survey on Persons with Disabilities conducted in selected Metro Manila cities
J.T. Yap / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) recognize the need to understand the link between disability and poverty. In fact this has become one of the key issues in the subject of poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific. The United Na...
Disability and gender: the case of the Philippines
A.D. Tabuga; C.D. Mina / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2011
Addressing gender gaps is a major development objective anywhere in the world. This paper aims to illustrate that this is far more critical in the presence of another social layer - disability. Among persons with disability (PWDs), th...
Interventions to Improve the labour market situation of adults with physical and/or sensory disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a Systematic Review
The Campbell Collaboration 2015
Disability is a development issue, with widespread poverty, inequality and violation of human rights. Recent estimates suggest that more than one billion people are living with some form of disability. Persons with disabilities are ov...
Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
The Campbell Collaboration 2015
There are estimated to be over one billion people with disabilities globally and 80% of them live in low- and middle-income countries. They are often excluded from education, health, and employment and other aspects of society leading...
Challenging disadvantage in Zambia: People with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in the criminal justice system
Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa 2015
People with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities who engage in, or who are alleged to have engaged in, offending behaviour are likely to come to the attention of the police in much the same way as anyone else. However, powers ve...
Shaping our collective futures: the Africa we want
N Abdulmelik (ed) 2013
In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, ...
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