There is a major obstacle to tracking disability inclusion in the SDGs

by Amy Lieberman
Devex, 24 August 2017

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https://www.devex.com/news/there-is-a-major-obstacle-to-tracking-disability-
inclusion-in-the-sdgs-90762

As countries work through the early stages of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, a development agenda designed to represent everyone, some disability experts are questioning how effectively national plans can incorporate people with disabilities. One major challenge could impede this process: there is no accepted definition of what it means to be a person with a disability, and no single, international system for collecting demographic information on people with disabilities.

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