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Published on: Feb 1, 2020

From January 27 to 29, Voices for Inclusion took place in the Hague.

Voices for Inclusion is a joint project by Liliane Fonds, Voice and the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development to foster a peer-to-peer exchange on advocacy and learning between 15 different organizations Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Nigeria, Indonesia and

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Published on: Dec 20, 2019

What is the best way to strengthen political participation of people facing marginalisation and discrimination in the global South? How can unheard voices be amplified and connected in efforts to leave no one behind? What evidence exists about effective advocacy methods and collaborations?

These and other questions are central in the

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Infographic of report An Untapped Potential

Published On: Dec 3, 2019

December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities – a great day to celebrate human diversity and to raise awareness of the fact that persons with disabilities around the world experience exclusion in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Today, let’s be
reminded of the contributions people with disabilities make to

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Winners of DCDD small grants pose with jury members and board members of DCDD

Published on: Oct 30, 2019

In 2019, DCDD has awarded ‘small grants’ to its members for the first time. On October 2, seven applicants were invited to pitch their projects in front of an independent jury who chose four initiatives that received 4000 euros each. The small grants were awarded to Dorcas, Liliane Fonds, SOFT tulip

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DCDD Learning Session, Presentation "How Inclusive are We?" by Paulien Bruijn, October 2, 2019

Published on: Oct 15, 2019

On October 2nd 2019, The Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD) organized a learning session on the inclusion of people with disabilities at all organizational levels and in development projects. An important event. Because honestly, how inclusive are we really?

by Duveke de Gaay Fortman, 2 October 2019 Amsterdam


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Cover of report An Untapped Potential

Published on: Oct 11, 2019

Below you will find the summary and the recommendations from the report An Untapped Potential. To read the complete report, click here.


Inclusion of the
world’s most marginalized and vulnerable groups is at the heart of most
development programmes and initiatives, but people with disabilities are seldom
focused on in this narrative. Acknowledging this, the

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