- Understanding data systems for employment and social protection of persons with disabilities in Kenya and Bangladeshpdf - 0.3 MB
Disability-disaggregated data is required to monitor the access of persons with disabilities to services and provisions at country level and is essential for influencing legislation and policy. It is important to understand disability status in order to assess the need or eligibility for social protection services, and to understand the number of persons with disabilities who are not accessing or receiving social protection. National censuses and surveys, including labour force surveys, provide an opportunity to understand the employment status of persons with disabilities. Together with the inclusion of the Washington Group Short-Set of Questions and questions on disability-related barriers and attitudes, they have the potential to provide profound insights into the employment of persons with disabilities. This information is essential for advocacy and policy purposes.