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Access to Services and Barriers faced by People with Disabilities: A Quantitative Survey

Nathan Grills, Lawrence Singh, Hira Pant, Jubin Varghese, GVS Murthy, Monsurul Hoq, Manjula Marella, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2017)


In low- and middle-income middle-income countries, reliable and disaggregated disability data on prevalence, participation and barriers are often unavailable. This study aimed to estimate disability prevalence, determine associated socio-demographic factors and compare access in the community between people with and without disability in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India, using the Rapid Assessment of Disability survey.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/615/364


Assessing the Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake on Older People and Persons with Disabilities and How Gender and Ethnicity Factor into That Impact

HelpAge International, CBM International and NDRC Nepal, (2016)


STUDY REPORT | This study of the impact of the Nepal earthquake of 25 April, 2015, aims to understand the impact factors leading to the exclusion of older people and persons with disabilities from humanitarian action, barriers to their inclusion, and the extent to which their skills and knowledge were utilised to promote inclusive humanitarian action and, using this understanding, to formulate a set of recommendations for promoting inclusion. These recommendations will be used to sensitise the broader humanitarian community to the need for inclusive disaster risk management practices in future emergency responses which pay attention to factors such as gender, age, disability and ethnicity, and build upon the capacities of older people and persons with disabilities.
https://www.cbm.org/article/downloads/54741/Assess...


Disability at a Glance 2015: STRENGTHENING EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS FOR DISABILITY AT A GLANCE 2015 PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

United Nations ESCAP, (2015)


Disability at a Glance 2015 focuses on barriers to the employment of persons with disabilities in the Asia-Pacific region, and offers solutions to strengthen their employment prospects. Employment is not only the primary means of livelihood generation; it also provides individuals with the purpose and meaning of playing a productive role in society. Equal access to employment is therefore vital, and barriers to work faced by persons with disabilities must be removed.
https://www.unescap.org/sites/default/files/SDD%20...


Knowledge of Primary School Teachers in Identifying Children with Learning Disabilities

Shari Moothedath, Mysore Narasimha Vranda, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2015)


This study explores the knowledge of primary school teachers in identifying children with learning disabilities.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/443/266


Community-Based Rehabilitation Services in Low and Middle-Income Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region: Successes and Challenges in the Implementation of the CBR Matrix

Adela Cayetano, R.D.; and J. Elkins, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2016)


Conclusion: CBR has improved the quality of life, access to medical services, functional independence, autonomy, community inclusion, and empowerment of people with disabilities in LMICs in the Asia-Pacific region. However, challenges in the implementation of CBR remain. These include lack of awareness and understanding of CBR, and physical, environmental, socio-economical and personal barriers.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/542/298


Sustainability Criteria for CBR Programmes – Two Case studies of Provincial Programmes in Vietnam

Mijnarends DM, Pham D, Swaans K, et al., Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2011)


This paper aims to explore the conditions needed for sustainable community based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes for persons with disabilities in Vietnam, and to identify the conditions and opportunities missing at present for the implementation of such programmes.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/54/46


Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence. Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

Human Rights Watch, (2018)


This report details the challenges many women and girls with disabilities face throughout the justice process: reporting abuse to the police, obtaining appropriate medical care, having complaints investigated, navigating the court system, and getting adequate compensation.
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf...


“I Would Like To Go To School”. Barriers to Education for Children with Disabilities in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch, (2018)


This report finds that although Lebanese law bars schools from discriminating against children with disabilities, public and private schools exclude many children with disabilities. For those allowed to enroll, schools often lack reasonable accommodations, such as modifications to the classroom environment and curricula or teaching methods to address children’s needs. Schools also require the families of children with disabilities to pay extra fees and expenses that in effect are discriminatory.
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf...


Accessibility to Power: Framing of the Disability Rights Movements in India and Nepal

Henrik Schedin, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2017)


This paper explores the effect of inherent social inequalities on disability rights movements and their political activities in India and Nepal. The situation for persons with disabilities is similar in both countries. Many social and cultural phenomena coincide, and laws and policies are currently being formulated in line with the human rights agenda. In order to understand the current situation and the envisioned future for persons with disabilities, it is important to probe how, and under what circumstances, the disability issue is framed.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/642/372


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