Disability inclusion in social protection

by Brigitte Rohwerder
GSDRC Helpdesk Research Report 1069; January 2014

12 pp. 795 kB:
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A literature review to identify examples of integration of disability issues within cash transfer and broader social protection programmes, strategies and policies, in low-income contexts mainly focusing on countries in Africa and South-East Asia. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) is increasingly considered to be the key principle behind disability-inclusive social protection policies, strategies and practices. Specific country examples are provided.

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