Podcast: How can we ensure the needs of people with disabilities are met in development?
June 27, 2017
This episode, part of the LIDC podcast series ‘Development Matters’, looks at disability in development and how we can ensure that the needs of people with disabilities are met in global development.
Development Matters is a monthly podcast series produced by the London International Development Centre (LIDC) which explores current international development issues through discussions with leading scholars from across the globe.LIDC catalyses interdisciplinary research and training to tackle complex problems in international development and each topic discussed in the podcast series will be approached from an interdisciplinary perspective. The podcasts are presented by Anjuli Borgonha, Communications Officer at LIDC.
This episode looks at disability in development and how we can ensure that the needs of people with disabilities are met in global development. Dr Margo Greenwood, who is leading full-time educational and social inclusion research at iNGO Sightsavers and Professor Hannah Kuper, Director of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine discuss the relationship between poverty and disability, the issues faced by disabled people in the global south, why including disability in development goals and processes is important, and how best to do so.
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