18 January 2017

Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities and Older People

Event: 

Public hearing: The Situation of Refugees and Migrants with Disabilities, Brussels, 14 February 2017 [info]

Publications:

"Being Untaught: How NGO Field Workers Empower Parents of Children with Disabilities in Dadaab," Global Education Review, vol. 3, no. 3 (2016) [open access]

Elderly Fare Worst in Europe’s Forgotten Conflict (IRIN, Dec. 2016) [text]

"An Enabling Interpretation of the Refugee Convention: Determination of Refugee Status in Light of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities," Chapter 11 in Human Rights and the Refugee Definition: Comparative Legal Practice and Theory (Brill, 2016) [info]
- Follow link for two-page preview. The text of this chapter is embargoed until Feb. 2018.

Five Reasons Why Disability Matters in a Crisis (Medium, Dec. 2016) [text]

Greece: Refugees with Disabilities Overlooked, Underserved (Human Rights Watch, Jan. 2017) [text]

*Growing Older as a Refugee: A Study of Bosnian Refugees in the UK and their Experiences of the Ageing Process, Working Paper, no. 89 (Sussex Centre for Migration Research, Dec. 2016) [text]

The 'Hidden' Story of Disabled Migrants (Border Criminologies Blog, Dec. 2016) [text]

Refugees with Disabilities: Are New Qualification Norms Required to Address Today’s Protection Needs? (EDAL, Jan. 2017) [text]

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People (16 Nov. 2016)

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