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Video - AbleChildAfrica share best practice for empowering children and young people with disabilities

UK Aid Direct grant holders AbleChildAfrica, share best practice for empowering children and young people with disabilities to drive change and claim their rights.

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Video - UK Aid Direct User Guide: Reporting on Disability

In collaboration with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Washington Group, UK Aid Direct has developed a User Guide that addresses and advises on how groups can advance their reporting of disability.

The video will open in a new window on the UK Aid Direct YouTube channel.

It was published 16 December 2017.

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Recommended Reading - Dignity and Respect for All: creating new norms, tackling stigma and ensuring non-discrimination

This paper briefly explores the global context to the discrimination and stigma that people with disabilities experience in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines some of the main challenges the international community faces for tackling both and considers ways forward. It will inform the plenary discussion on ‘Dignity and Respect for All: creating new norms, tackling stigma and ensuring non-discrimination’ at the Global Disability Summit on 24 July and serves as a background document for all attendees.

Recommended Reading - Inclusion Education

This paper briefly explores the global context for inclusive education as it relates to children and young people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to ensuring the right to education for all is realised and considers ways forward. It will inform the plenary discussion on Inclusive Education at the Global Disability Summit on 24 July and serves as a background document for all attendees.

Recommended Reading - Routes to Economic Empowerment

This paper briefly explores the global context to work and social protection as it relates to people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to ensuring people with disabilities achieve economic empowerment on an equal basis with others and considers ways forward. It will inform the plenary discussion on Routes to Economic Empowerment at the Global Disability Summit on 24 July and serves as a background document for all attendees.

Recommended Reading - Harnessing Technology and Innovation

This paper briefly explores accessibility to assistive technology for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to universal, affordable provision of assistive technology and considers ways forward. Assistive technology has been identified as a focal area within the broader context of technology and innovation and this paper will inform the plenary discussion on ‘Harnessing technology and innovation’ at the Global Disability Summit on 24 July, serving as a background document for all attendees.

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Recommended Reading - Information booklet on the right of women and girls with disabilities to be safe from violence

A useful information document on the right of women and girls with disabilities to be free from gender-based violence and what governments and others need to do to ensure this.

Case Study - Improved knowledge and awareness of health, HIV, education, rights and choices for deaf people in Uganda

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