The role of stigma in accessing education for people with disabilities in low and middle-income countries: a review of the evidence

30 May 2018 Download
This study has conducted a literature review on the role of stigma in accessing education for people with disabilities in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The report concludes that the cumulative stigma in society serves as a wall against equity and access to quality education for people with disabilities. It presents some viable solutions to counter this problem at the societal level and in schools.

Mapping of the Norwegian support to promote the rights of persons with disabilities

30 May 2018 Download
This study has mapped to what extent Norwegian development and humanitarian aid actors have managed to ensure that persons with disabilities are considered in supported projects and programmes, either as a main focus (targeted) or as an inclusive part of larger programs (mainstreamed). The report finds that the number of “targeted” disability projects/ has remained almost the same since 2010. A direct consequence is that the share of Norwegian aid to persons with disabilities has decreased in this period. A positive trend, however, is that disability is increasingly included in other aid projects in areas such as health, education and business development.

Progress report 2016

26 Jun 2017 Download
The Atlas Alliance is proud to present our 2016 Progress report. 2016 also marks the first year for implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a framework that recognises meaningful participation and inclusion of persons with disability in all areas of development and economic growth.

Tracking Inclusion in Norwegian Development Support to Global Education

16 May 2017 Download
This report assesses Norway’s progress on the commitments made in the White Paper 25, Education for Development, on the inclusion of the needs of children With disabilitites in bilateral and multilateral Development Cooperation. The report finds that the verdict is decidedly mixed. While Norway has played an important normative role in advocating for disability inclusion in global education, it is nevertheless the case that these efforts have, thus far, resulted in few verifiable results.

Alle skal med!

18 Apr 2017 Download
Utdrag fra Altas-alliansens bidrag i den utviklingspolitiske debatten i 2016
Datainnsamling pågår. Funksjonshemmede i Nepal blir intervjuet om deres levekår. Foto: Sintef Teknologi

Living conditions among People With disabilities in Nepal

22 Dec 2016 Download
This study on living conditions among persons with disability in Nepal was carried out in 2014 - 2015. It follows similar studies in seven countries in the southern Africa Region and is thus part of a large database that can be utilized for international comparison.