IDDC and its members aim to promote inclusive development, which means ensuring that all people are fully included and can actively participate in development processes and activities. One area which the consortium has highlighted as an area which should be made more inclusive is the development of safeguarding policies and practices.
This report gives some background to safeguarding people with disabilities. Topics covered include: empowerment; prevention; proportionality; protection; partnership; and accountability.
Recommendations are provided.