The COVID-19 pandemic is deepening pre-existing inequalities. Emerging research suggests that people with disabilities across the world have experienced various rights violations and been disproportionality affected by the health, economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the responses to it. The aim of this research was to explore how people with disabilities, who often are excluded from research, have experienced the evolving COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya. To better understand how it has affected jobseekers with disabilities, in-depth qualitative research was conducted in Kenya as part of the Inclusion Works programme.
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Development/ Humanitarian; pandemic; Disability and social diversity; persons with disabilities; Human rights; freedom from exploitation violence and abuse; rights; Livelihoods; job hiring process; work and employment; Research; narrative research; qualitative research; quality of life and wellbeing