Having or acquiring a disability has strong associations with living in or failing into poverty. 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.Read More
To what extent are anti-discrimination policies and actions required to ensure the eradication of extreme poverty? Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London hosted an event on the 16th June 2016 'Anti-discrimination measures: a path out of poverty' to launch the findings of an evidence review on impact of anti-discrimination measures and affirmative actions on the lives of the poorest people in middle and low-income countries.
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This blog focuses on the 'Smart Campaign'; a pilot project run by Fundación Paraguaya, a microfinance institution (MFI), in conjunction with the Washington DC based Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI). The Campaign aims to create a more client-focused industry based on standards, including things like non-discriminatory practice which addresses disability inclusion into credit schemes and training of credit managers and staff around issues of disability.