External Publications

Showing 10 of 20 Results

Claiming Voices and Spaces: Indigenous Women with Disabilities in Nepal

: Indigenous women with disabilities in Nepal face discrimination on at least three counts: as women, as ethnic minorities, and as disabled persons. They are among the poorest, most marginalized, stigmatized and excluded groups in Nepal. They are also vulnerable to violence, abuse and rape. This article explores the issues and concerns of indigenous women with disabilities and attempts to provide a rare glimpse into their position vis a vis the state and other stakeholders

Report:Disability stigma in the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) programme countries

An overview of the evidence: Brigitte Rohwerder This report draws on and expands previous work by Brigitte Rohwerder looking at disability stigma in developing countries (written for K4D) and information on stigma in the situational analyses of the six Disability Inclusive Development (DID)1 programme countries.

Frame bridging in the indigenous persons with disabilities’ movement

The movement of indigenous persons with disabilities has chosen at the international level an intersectional strategy aiming at bridging discourses between the indigenous movement, the persons with disabilities movement and the women’ movement has been put forward at the international level. This article analyses the effectiveness of this strategy for reducing structural inequality at the international, national and local levels report (spanish lanugage)

Indigenous women with disabilities: in numbers

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues estimates that there are more than 370 million indigenous peoples around the world. Complementing this data, indigenous women’s organizations estimate that approximately 50 percent—roughly 185 million of the total indigenous population are women. The World Report on Disabilities estimates that 15 percent of the world’s population has a disability, on average. If this percentage is applied to the estimated 185 million indigenous women worldwide, it would be reasonable to place the number of indigenous women with disabilities at 28 million. This would be a conservative estimate, however, given that disability rates are higher among women (19 versus 12 percent in men) and also among indigenous women in different countries (ranging from 22 percent among Aboriginal women in Canada to 47 percent among Aboriginal women in Australia

15. COVID-19 in South Asia

State practices, responses and the experiences of persons with disability within the region. This idea for this special volume on Disability and COVID-19 in South Asia came up at a time when all of us, globally and locally, were struggling with the pandemic for the majority of 2020. The focus on South Asia in this special issue shares many patterns of similarities and differences with other regions within the Global South such as Africa, South East & Central Asia and Central and South America.

Translate »