06 November 2020

Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities & Older People

Blog posts:

Hardships Multiply for Older Refugees Amid COVID-19 Pandemic (UNHCR, Oct. 2020) [text]

"'I waited all my life': Elderly Indigenous People Struggle for Thai Citizenship," Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 2 Nov. 2020 [text]


COVID-19 Response: Key Message on Applying the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (IASC, July 2020) [text]

The Digital Lives of Refugees and Kenyans with Disabilities in Nairobi: A Human-centred Design Approach to Identifying Mobile-enabled Opportunities (GSMA, July 2020) [access]
- Follow link for main report as well as companion report on methodology.

Gap Analysis: The Inclusion of People with Disability and Older People in Humanitarian Response  (ELRHA, 2020) [Part 1] [Part 2]

Journal articles:

"'Even though I am blind, I am still human!': The Neglect of Adolescents with Disabilities’ Human Rights in Conflict-affected Contexts," Child Indicators Research, vol. 13, no. 2 (April 2020) [open access]

Humanitarian Exchange, no. 78 (Oct. 2020) [full-text]
- Theme focus is "Disability inclusion in humanitarian action."

"Living Arrangements and Food Security of a Sample of Older Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon," Journal of Global Health Reports, vol. 4 (June 2020) [open access]

"'Power-Hurt': The Pains of Kindness among Disabled Karen Refugees in Thailand," Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology, vol. 85, no. 2 (2020) [open access]

"The Recast Reception Conditions Directive and the Rights of Asylum Seekers with Disabilities: Opportunities, Challenges and the Quest for Reform," European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 22, no. 2 (2020) [postprint]
- Note: Access to this text is embargoed until 19 June 2022.

"The Regressive Power of Labels of Vulnerability Affecting Disabled Asylum Seekers in the UK," Disability & Society, vol. 35, no. 4 (2020) [open access]

"Superdiversity and Disability: Social Changes for the Cohesion of Migrations in Europe," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 17, no. 18 (Sept. 2020) [open access]

"'We are all under the same roof': Coping and Meaning-making among Older Bhutanese with Life Experiences as Refugees," Social Science & Medicine, vol. 264 (Nov. 2020) [open access]

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