– Quick Guide

Published on: November 24, 2021

How do we ensure that education systems and programmes are inclusive of all children, including children with disabilities? The GCE Café on November 2nd, 2021, brought together members of both the GCE-NL network and the Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD) to have an exchange on this topic. During the

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In cooperation with DCDD, GCE-NL is organising an online meeting on Disability Inclusive Education.

Do you want to make your educational programmes more accessible to children with disabilities?

During this meeting you will receive tips and tools to get started. All speakers have broad practical experience. There will be plenty of opportunity to ask your questions!
Programme:
Introduction of DCDD’s Quick

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Children in school

Published on: November 1, 2021

Education is an important tool for children’s development within society. Unfortunately, children with disabilities are often excluded from education. Half of the estimated 65 million primary and lower secondary-school age children with disabilities in low-income countries are not in school. This needs to change if we want to achieve SDG 4: “inclusive

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Photo of a man on crutches walking through a refugee camp, watched by a little girl.

Published on: August 19, 2021

Persons with disabilities often experience barriers in accessing humanitarian response programmes. During disasters, their mortality rate is two to four times higher than that of persons without disabilities. Moreover, the extra risks of violence and abuse which women and children with disabilities face at any time, are exacerbated in times of

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Blind woman stands in front of her house whilst geese peck the ground around her for food.

Published on: May 31, 2021

Our research intern Emanuela is working on creating a practical guide for “disability-inclusive food security programmes in low- and middle-income countries.” The guide is meant to help programme coordinators from ‘mainstream’ NGOs who want to make their food security programmes more disability-inclusive. 

Besides providing some key facts and figures, its most

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