Database of disability and health organisations
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Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

UK

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5 Howick Place
London
SW1P 1WG

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance

UK

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5 Howick Place
London
SW1P 1WG

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education

UK

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5 Howick Place
London
SW1P 1WG

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

International Journal of Adolescence and Youth

UK

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5 Howick Place
London
SW1P 1WG

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

Critical Studies in Education

UK

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5 Howick Place
London
SW1P 1WG

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

Gender and Education

UK

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5 Howick Place
London
SW1P 1WG

Taylor & Francis partners with world-class authors, from leading scientists and researchers, to scholars and professionals operating at the top of their fields. Together, we publish in all areas of the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science, Technology and Medicine sectors. We are one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works.

The Harkin Institute

USA

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Drake University
2800 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement is located at Drake University and serves as a venue and catalyst for dynamic non-partisan research, learning, and outreach to promote understanding of the policy issues to which Senator Tom Harkin devoted his career. The primary focus includes four of the issue areas: labor and employment, people with disabilities, retirement security, and wellness and nutrition.

Save the Children International

UK

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St Vincent House
30 Orange Street
London
WC2H 7HH
United Kingdom

We champion the rights and interests of children worldwide, putting the most vulnerable children first.

With 25,000 dedicated staff across 117 countries, we respond to major emergencies, deliver innovative development programmes, and ensure children's voices are heard through our campaigning to build a better future for and with children.

Our ambition for 2030 is to create a world in which all children:

Survive: No child dies from preventable causes before their fifth birthday
Learn: All children learn from a quality basic education
Are Protected: Violence against children is no longer tolerated.

Our bold ambition builds on 100 years' experience of bringing communities, civil society, governments, businesses and donors together to achieve lasting change for children.

Research for Development Impact Network (RDIN)

Australia

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14 Napier Close, Deakin, ACT, 2600

The RDI Network is a network of practitioners, researchers and evaluators working in international development, supporting collaborative partnerships to improve the uptake and use of evidence in policy and practice.

Working in close partnership with the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), the Network functions as a key cross-sector platform for shared learning and action in the international development sector.

The Network is supported by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

A collaboration the Australian Council for International Development and Australian universities

Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research

Sweden

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Stockholm University Press, Stockholm University Library, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden

Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research is an international peer-reviewed journal aiming to disseminate innovative, high quality, social research on disability, which enables critical reflection on the position of people with disabilities in different societal contexts.

The journal’s defining characteristic is a focus on the relationship between people with disabilities and their environments. It is multi-disciplinary in scope, incorporating research from a variety of perspectives - such as sociological, historical, cultural studies, health and social policy - which share a commitment to recognising that disability is not a property of the individual person, but something shaped by social relations and structures.

The journal was established by the Nordic Network on Disability Research (NNDR), an association who actively facilitate the sharing and dissemination of social research on disability in the five Nordic countries.

Westminster Foundation for Democracy

UK

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Artillery House, 11/19 Artillery Row, London SW1P 1RT

Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) is the UK public body dedicated to supporting democracy around the world. WFD works with parliaments, political parties, and civil society groups as well as on elections to help make countries’ political systems fairer and more inclusive, accountable and transparent.

ROMP Range of Motion Project

USA

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PO Box 100915
Denver, CO 80250
United States

ROMP is a non-profit, for-impact healthcare organization dedicated to providing prosthetic care to those without access to these services. 

Our Model

All amputees deserve the best care possible. We refurbish donated components, purchase new components, and even invent components— whatever it takes to get our patients what they need.

Our Strategy

Quality Clinical Care:

Provide medical care based on medical need, not cost
Apply evidence-based standards that offer the best outcomes
Develop and distribute high-quality technologies at low cost

 

Local Investment:

Train and employ local practitioners to provide services
Strengthen local health systems through strategic partnerships
Stimulate development through buying and hiring locally

 

Advocacy:

Raise public awareness of the global lack of prosthetic and orthotic care
Enable those with disabilities to redefine their human potential
Connect people of all backgrounds in common cause

REACH

Switzerland

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT HOUSE II, CHEMIN DE BALEXERT 9, 1219 CHÂTELAINE, SWITZERLAND

REACH is a leading humanitarian initiative providing granular data, timely information and in-depth analysis from contexts of crisis, disaster and displacement. The work of REACH directly feeds into aid response and decision-making by providing accessible and precise information on the humanitarian situation of crisis-affected populations.

Created in 2010, REACH is a joint initiative of IMPACT Initiatives, ACTED and the United Nations Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). REACH activities are conducted in support and within the framework of inter-agency coordination mechanisms at field and global levels to enabling more efficient aid planning and response.

 

Danish Refugee Council

Denmark

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Danish Refugee Council
Borgergade 10
DK-1300 Copenhagen K
Denmark

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) – is a leading, international humanitarian displacement organisation, supporting refugees and internally displaced persons in 40 countries. We provide protection and life-saving humanitarian assistance. DRC was founded in Denmark in 1956.

Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM)

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The objective of Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) is to ensure equitable access to assistance, protection, and services for internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in displacement sites, to improve their quality of life and dignity during displacement while seeking and advocating for durable solutions.

The Global Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Cluster is an Inter-Agency Standing Committee coordination mechanism that supports people affected by natural disasters and internally displaced people (IDPs) affected by conflict with the means to live in safe, dignified and appropriate settings.

Under the Cluster Approach established in 2005, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) globally co-lead the CCCM Cluster for natural disaster and conflict-induced IDP situations respectively.

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