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Turning Global Disability Summit promises into reality

This Opinion Piece was written by Professor Nidhi Singal and Anderson Gitonga and also published on the Impact Initiative website on 23 July 2019. A year ago, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), together with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya, hosted the first ever Global Disability Summit in London. Big […]

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Disability and Data: Need for Numbers and Narratives

By Nidhi Singal, 1st August 2018.  This blog was originally posted on the Washington Group website. At the Global Disability Summit, Ministers of Education and international donors such as DFID, UNICEF and the World Bank made commitments to collect data using questions developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics. This is something that needs to be celebrated. […]

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Raising the profile of inclusive education at the Global Disability Summit, July 2018

This blog was written by Jacqui Mattingly, Principal Education Adviser at Education Development Trust, and first published here on 2 August 2018. She has authored a trilogy of research reports looking at the right to education for children with disabilities in Rwanda, Madagascar and Comoros in support of an overall study of the situation across […]

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Children looking at a globe of the world in a classroom at school. Education in Guinea is free and designed to be compulsory for children aged between seven and 13. Credit: Giacomo Pirozzi/Panos.

Statement for Action for Global Disability Summit: transforming education for children and youth with disabilities

This blog was co-authored by Elizabeth Tofaris, REAL Centre, University of Cambridge, and Sandra Baxter, Institute of Development Studies, both for the Impact Initiative. In the lead up to the Global Disability Summit in London on 24 July 2018, a group of 31 donor agencies, international NGOs, research organisations and global education networks have produced […]

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