This project is funded by the European Union - Bridging the Gap
Resilience building has become an increased priority for the Ethiopian government and also for development partners present in the country. Building resilience means that communities affected by drought, floods or other shocks...
Persons with disabilities account for around 6% of all Sudanese citizens. Although there are specific policies and laws aimed to enhance our inclusion, we are discriminated within our communities in relation to...
From the 11th to the 18th of July, in Ougadougou (Burkina Faso), Bridging the Gap II held the training activity entitled “The Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disability (CRPD) and...
Bridging the Gap II operates in five partner countries. The focus is on strengthening the capacities of governments, national human rights institutions and organisations of persons with disabilities with diverse yet intertwined sector approaches:
- Burkina Faso: Universal access to healthcare
- Ecuador: Inclusive education
- Ethiopia: Livelihoods and social protection
- Paraguay: Data generation and their use in inclusive education
- Sudan: Universal access to employment
The five areas correspond to specific articles of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), the international instrument for the protection of the rights and promotion of the inclusion of people with disabilities.