Disability Stigma in Developing Countries

9th May 2018
Author: Brigitte Rohwerder

Across the world stereotypes, prejudice, and stigma contribute to the discrimination and exclusion experienced by people with disabilities and their families in all aspects of their lives. This rapid review looks at available evidence on the drivers of disability stigma in developing countries, and promising strategies for addressing these.

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Suggested Citation

Rohwerder, B. (2018) Disability Stigma in Developing Countries. K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies.


9th May 2018


Continent: Africa, Asia, Global