30 May 2013

Thematic Focus: Children/Disabled Persons

The theme for the 2013 edition of the State of the World's Children is "Children with Disabilities."  Chapter 5  focuses on "Humanitarian Response," which discusses strategies for implementing disability-inclusive approaches to humanitarian action.

Other publications on either children or disabled persons:

"Bouncing Forward of Young Refugees: A Perspective on Resilience Research Directions," European Journal of Psycho-Traumatology 4: 20124 (May 2013) [open access text]

"Disability and Forced Migration," Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, no. 37 (May 2013) [full-text]

Disabled, Displaced, Determined: 2013 Voices of Courage Awards Luncheon, New York, 2 May 2013 [info]
- Follow the link to learn more about this year's honorees.

Happy Birthday? Disputing the Age of Children in the Immigration System (Coram Children’s Legal Centre, May 2013) [text]

"The Marginalisation of Refugee Children," Runnymede Bulletin, no. 373 (Spring 2013) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 6.

"Overcoming Barriers to Education for Refugees with Disabilities," Migration Australia Journal, vol. 3 (forthcoming, 2013) [eprint via SSRN]

Young and Astray: An Assessment of Factors Driving the Movement of Unaccompanied Children and Adolescents from Eritrea into Ethiopia, Sudan and Beyond (Women's Refugee Commission, May 2013) [access]

Event & opportunity:

National Forum on Children and Young People from Refugee Backgrounds, Sydney, 15-16 July 2013 [info via BroCAP]
- Registration now open.

CFP: "Disability, Asylum and Migration" [info]
- Articles sought for special issue of Disability and the Global South: An International Journal.  Submission deadline is 1 September 2013.

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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