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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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A student practices her english at the Girls' Government Primary School Syad Alipur. The school is located in the remote Panchkasi village, has no running water, no electricity and and no desks.

Research on children with disabilities influences education policy in Pakistan

This impact story was written and produced by the Impact Initiative for International Development Research – a collaboration between the REAL Centre, University of Cambridge and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. You can download and read the full impact story here.  According to new research generated by the Research for Equitable Access […]

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Tracking the educational progress of children with disabilities

This blog was written by Dr Ricardo Sabates and Dr Nidhi Singal from the Faculty of Education and members of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, University of Cambridge. They would like to thank the ASER Pakistan team, especially Baela Raza Jamil, Sahar Saeed and Afzan Munir. Regular monitoring of children’s school […]

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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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