Having or acquiring a disability has strong associations with living in or failing into poverty. One third of all households are affected by disability in Bangladesh and one third of chronically poor households include a person with a disability. In the framework of the project 'Disability, poverty and poverty dynamics: a preliminary analysis of panel data, policies and politics in Bangladesh' CPAN has has found important signs of improvement in Bangladesh. However there is much more work to be done to reduce poverty and ensure those affected by disability are not left behind.
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