This report "reviews evidence about the situation of people with disabilities around the world. Following chapters on understanding disability and measuring disability, the report contains topic-specific chapters on health; rehabilitation; assistance and support; enabling environments; education; and employment. Within each chapter, there is a discussion of the barriers confronted, and case studies showing how countries have succeeded in addressing these by promoting good practice. In its final chapter, the report offers nine concrete recommendations for policy and practice which if put in place could lead to real improvements in the lives of people with disability"
349 p, ill
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Cross-cutting; accessibility; policy; Development/ Humanitarian; development agencies; Disability and social diversity; persons with disabilities; Education; inclusive education; Global picture; disability indicators and data; measuring disability; Health; systems: leadership and governance; Livelihoods; work and employment; Rehabilitation; management (service delivery); Research; data collection
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