Policy paper

Global Disability Summit - Routes to economic empowerment

Background document on one of the four main themes of the Global Disability Summit.


Routes to economic empowerment

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This paper briefly explores the global context to work and social protection as it relates to people with disabilities in low and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to ensuring people with disabilities achieve economic empowerment on an equal basis with others and considers ways forward. It will inform the plenary discussion on routes to economic empowerment at the Global Disability Summit on 24 July and serves as a background document for all attendees.

Published 16 July 2018