People living with disabilities
- The World Bank estimates 20% of the world's poorest are disabled.
- Children likely to be out of school: 90% in developing countries (UNESCO).
- Women and girls particularly vulnerable to abuse (context analysis).
- In developing countries, 80-90% of working age unemployed (UN).
- Development actors are paying more attention to the rights of people with disabilities (e.g. SDGs), now there is a need to find effective strategies.