Disability and social safety nets in developing countries

MITRA, Sophie

Publication Date 

May 2005
46 p

This paper examines how social safety nets can benefit the poor and disabled in developing countries. It explores the links between disability and poverty, and identifies the benefits of inclusive mainstreaming and disability targeted programmes. It analyses the various ways to include the considerations of people with disabilities in the implementation of mainstream safety nets

Document No:509 Series:Social Protection Discussion Paper Series 

Regional Focus 


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