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Published on: May 7, 2013

Handicap International has launched a regional project to prevent sexual violence against children with disabilities in Burundi, Rwanda and Kenya. The organisation decided to take action after learning that children with disabilities are 3 to 4 times more likely to be affected by physical and sexual violence than children without

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Published on: Mar 27, 2013

The consultations on the post-2015 development agenda take their cue from the mobilizing power of the MDGs, targets that countries continue to strive towards. The Global Conversation represents an effort to dramatically widen the net of engagement in discussions leading to the formulation of a successor development framework, even as work

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Published on: Mar 19, 2013

Speakers at the European Development Day’s panel on Making Finance Work for Inclusive Development.
Photo courtesy of the European Union.

Making Finance Work for Inclusive Development

The IDDC organized a joint high level panel during the European Development Days focused on inclusive microfinance. In addition to IDDC, the panel was sponsored by

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Published on: Mar 19, 2013

Handicap International Luxembourg “For a better consideration of persons with disabilities in international solidarity actions: which institutional and associative support from the north?”

Handicap International Luxembourg hosted an event titled “For a better consideration of persons with disabilities in international solidarity actions: which institutional and associative support from the North?” on 24

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Published on: Mar 18, 2013

IDDC organise roundtable in European Parliament on EU External Action
19th February 2013, European Parliament

On February 19th 2013, the IDDC as part of the Making Development Inclusive Project hosted a roundtable with Marian Harkin (member of the European Parliament) on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Published on: Mar 18, 2013

International Women’s Day, 8th March 2013. Women with disabilities are twice as likely to be victims of domestic violence as other women, according to the UN [1]. Handicap International has decided to highlight this issue when it takes the floor at the 57th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, on International

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