blog iconDisability Benefits: The Neglected Social Security Instrument

A few years ago, I was in Kiribati in the Pacific holding discussions with a group of persons with disabilities (PwDs) who had set up an independent camp in the capital, South Tarawa. They had become disillusioned with the indifference, lack of support and, in some cases, abuse – one...

blog iconFive things everybody in development should know about disability

A research project looking at social protection for persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries has been a very valuable learning experience for me. It was the first time I have done research on disability, and I found that a lot of my thinking – or lack of thinking – on the...

News IconFree course for global development practitioners on including persons with a disability

7th February 2018: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is launching a new free online course to support global development practitioners to better include persons with a disability....

News IconPersons with a disability not sharing in increased prosperity as focus shifts to social protection

12th March 2018: Persons with a disability are losing ground and not sharing in the increased prosperity of many developing countries. This is according to the findings of a new...

News IconLeading Kenyan parliamentarian set to respond to fresh evidence on disability-inclusive social protection

15th October: The first Krystle Kabare Memorial Event will tomorrow reveal findings from DFID-related research to which she contributed on the role social protection can play in enabling persons with disabilities...

News IconLondon event will agree social protection next steps in follow-up to Global Disability Summit

25th October: In a follow-up to the Global Disability Summit, an expert panel is set to meet to agree next steps in building social protection systems that enable persons with...

Our Work IconBuilding Inclusive Social Protection Systems for Persons with Disabilities

The UK Government asked us to undertake research which seeks to examine how social protection systems and schemes can be made more inclusive of persons with disabilities.

News IconEvery child with a disability needs to access a disability benefit, says new paper

5th November: Children with disabilities are among the most vulnerable children. A disability can throw a child’s family into destitution and often it is the child who is blamed. The...

Our Work IconSecuring smooth operations across social protection programmes

Our assignment was to ensure that existing databases and systems for a number of cash transfers was consolidated into one integrated system for efficient and effective programme operations.

News IconEvent on Disability and Inclusion in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to be held

The BEARR Trust is inviting participation in its annual conference on Disability and Inclusion in Eastern Europe and Central Asia on 16th November in London. The conference will look at...