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 IconFresh evidence published as Summit gathers to endorse social protection for economic empowerment

23rd July: The first ever Global Disability Summit convenes this week to endorse social protection as a tool for the economic empowerment of disabled people. As delegates gather on London,...

News IconGlobal Summit produces commitments to extend social protection coverage for persons with disabilities

25th July: The UK’s Department for International Development has hailed the commitments yielded by the Global Disability Summit to advance the rights of persons with disabilities worldwide. Penny Mordaunt, International...

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...

blog iconHow can the first Global Disability Summit be a catalyst for change?

On 24th of July 2018, the UK government will co-host the first ever Global Disability Summit (GDS18) with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya. The Summit and preceding Civil Society Forum will form a major gathering of 700 activists, governments and companies from across the world. Delegates...

Publication IconSocial Protection and Disability: Annotated Bibliography

In the field of social protection, research on disability in the Global South has lagged behind in the study of inclusion of persons with disabilities. However, recent years have seen...

News IconAs DFID commits to disability-inclusive social protection, we highlight an essential solution

3rd December: Development Pathways today sets out a solution for addressing the large gaps in life outcomes between persons with and without disabilities as the UK’s Department for International Development...