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Exploring partnerships between academia and disabled persons’ organisations: Lessons learned from collaborative research in AfricaInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2019In this article, we discuss how our academic research on disability and international development in five African countries has benefited hugely from active collaboration with advocates, practitioners, and policymakers, ultimately ensuring that research evidence is used to inform policy and practice.DocumentDisability and the Global South, 2017The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of goals designed to improve the social, economic and well-being of all, while maintaining global and environmental sustainability. Health is one of the 17 goals, and focuses not only on addressing morbidity and mortality, but also on improving access to healthcare services for all through Universal Health Coverage (UHC).OrganisationDisability and the Global South (DGS) is the first peer reviewed international journal committed to publishing high quDocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2018Disasters have a disproportionate impact on people with disabilities, who are at higher risk of death, injury and loss of property. Although the rights and needs of people with disabilities in disasters are increasingly being addressed through policies, standards and guidelines, much more needs to be done to remove the barriers to their inclusion in disasterDocument
Evidence and gap map of studies assessing the effectiveness of interventions for people with disabilitiesThe Campbell Collaboration, 2018This evidence gap map was commissioned to draw together what is known about ‘what works’ for people with disabilities and identify gaps in evidence (i.e. areas where this is less or no evidence).DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This Helpdesk report provides a situational analysis of people with disabilities in Lebanon.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018The World Health Organization estimates that 15 per cent of the world’s population have a disability and that a higher prevalence of disability occurs among people in lower-income countries.DocumentUnited States International Council on Disabilities, 2018Billions of dollars are invested every year in projects meant to fight poverty, provide quality education services for students, improve access to healthcare services, and more. Unfortunately, too many of these projects leave behind people with disabilities.OrganisationUSICD is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that bridges the U.S. disability community with the global disability rights movement and advocates for disability inclusion in U.S.DocumentMama Cash, 2017Based on interviews with fifteen of Mama Cash’s grantee-partners, the new report Our Voices Are Strong shows that the power of women, girls and trans people at the helm of self-led organisations lies in their use of direct, personal experience to push for greater inclusion and justice in their communities.