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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.

INFORMATION AND NOTICE TO All (WOMEN, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, PEOPLES WITH DISABILITIES AND OTHER MARGINALIZED COMMUNITIES

Toward a gender, indigenous and disability Inclusive COVID19 Response NIDWAN’s Key Recommendations for COVID 19 :1) Follow the information provided by the government and civil society organizations and ensure all the information should address and be inclusive to the diversity of all peoples.2) Women, Indigenous Peoples and Persons with Disabilities must receive information about infection mitigating tips, public restriction plans, and the services offered, in a diverse accessible formats (plain, sign, simple and in mother tongue/local language) with use of accessible technologies

Study on the situation of indigenous persons with disabilities. UN – Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Twelfth session

The study reviews the situation of indigenous persons with disabilities in the enjoyment of their human rights. It looks at the main relevant legal standards — the Convention on the Rights of Persons…

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