INCLUSION, INTEGRATION AND TRANSFORMATION: SOCIAL PROTECTION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE SADC – SASPEN Annual Conference 2017

The SASPEN Annual International Conference 2017 themed Inclusion, Integration and Transformation: Social Protection for Persons with Disabilities in the SADC took place at Protea Parktonian Hotel in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on May 3-4, 2017. The following were the conference sub-themes: Social Protection Programmes for Persons with Disabilities; Mainstreaming Disability in Social Protection Policy; and … ———- Please continue reading

Oxford Development Studies: Disability and Social Protection

A recent article in Oxford Development Studies reviews disabilities and social protection programs in low- and middle-income countries. This paper systematically reviews the evidence on whether persons with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries are adequately included in social protection programmes, and assesses the financial and non-financial impacts of participation. Overall, we … ———- Please continue reading