DFID Policy Project: Mainstreaming Disability in Development: Country-level research. Rwanda Country Report


The first part of the research reviews existing data on the scale and prevalence of disability in Rwanda. Secondly the situation of disabled people is outlined and the report examines the relationship between disability and poverty and social exclusion. The research explores how far disability is mainstreamed in Rwanda by reviewing the extent to which existing policy and planning documents on disability are being implemented with particular focus on the key sectors of health and education. Overall an analysis is given with recommendations for taking work forward on disability.

A 10-page executive summary is available as well as the full report.


Disability Knowledge and Research Programme, 69 pp.

Published 1 January 2005