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The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. More

Disability Studies:

List key research resources for students who are pursuing Master's Interdisciplinary Program in Disability Studies.

Starting Points and Selected References (Pending for Update)

Launch of Disability and Global Development Fact Sheet and Blog Series (Retrieved September 19, 2016)

"Implicating Disability and Global Development" by Susan Manning and Julianne Acker-Verney

United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

United Nations.  Department of Economic and Social Affairs. (2010) Strategic action towards inclusive development:  Disability, human rights and statistics.

WHO.  World Report on Disability, 2011

The World Bank Group, Disability Inclusion, 2019

UNICEF.  State of the World's Children:  Children with Disabilities, 2013


Washington Group for Disability Statistics (National Center for Health Statistics)

Stephen Baranyi and Ilionor Louis.  "(Dis)ability and Development in Haiti:  Beyond One-Dimensional Views." 

World Bank.  Disability & Development (Retrieved September 19, 2016)

WHO.  Who Global Disability Action Plan 2014 - 2021 (Retrieved September 19, 2016)

Mitra, S., Posarac, A., & Vick, B. (2013). Disability and poverty in developing countries: a multidimensional study. World Development, 41, 1-18.
Fact Sheet Example:
Handicap International. "Disability & International"   Provides a list of data and reference sources at the end.