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The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
The Leprosy Mission Scotland - Mainstreaming Disability in international development
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  • Also: Community -Based Rehabilitation – New WHO guidelines expected October 2010 Towards an Inclusive UK Development Policy (BOND recommendation to DFID) Working through consumer groups: Disabled People’s Organisations Disabled represented people on boards and advisory committees. Inclusive project cycle management
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    • 1. Cross Cutting Theme 2: Our work will be carried out keeping in mind the needs of marginalised people, including disabled people Jannine Ebenso Global Disability Adviser The Leprosy Mission International Network of International Development Organisations in Scotland (NIDOS) AGM:2 nd September 2010
    • 2. Definition: Disabled People
      • “ include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others” (UNCRPD)
    • 3. Disability = barriers in society
    • 4.
      • Physical access to buildings
      • Communication
      • Accessible equipment
      • Access to transport
      • Access to information
        • Written
        • electronic
        • text to voice / voice to text
      • Access to education
      • Access to work
      • Flexibility
    • 5. Source: Department for International Development (2000): Disability, Poverty and Development . DFID Issues. London,
    • 6. Source: Department for International Development (2000): Disability, Poverty and Development . DFID Issues. London,
    • 7. International legislation
      • Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities
      • http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/48/a48r096.htm
      • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (UNCRPD) http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=150
    • 8. National legislation
      • Disability Discrimination Act
        • Written in 1995
        • Updated 2005
        • Major part will be replaced by the Equality Act from 1 st October 2010
            • Disability Audit (World Vision)
    • 9. Making development practice inclusive
      • Using the CRPD as the benchmark and guide for inclusive development policies.
      • An explicit policy on inclusion of disabled people in development programmes.
      • A recognition that the MDGs will not be met unless disabled people are included.
      • The twin-track approach.
      • Production of a paper addressing disability as an issue in development. In some cases it is a discussion paper, in others a position paper.
      • Listing disability as a cross-cutting issue in development.
      • Recognising the importance of a poverty analysis which includes disabled people. ( Study of Disability in EC Development Cooperation)
    • 10. Make Development Inclusive
      • Mainstreaming Disability in development cooperation
      • An IDDC project financed by the European Commission to break the cycle of Poverty and Disability in developing countries

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