Disability-inclusive Social Protection response to COVID-19 crisis

Disability-inclusive Social Protection response to COVID-19 crisis

27 Apr 10:00 by Jessica Bullock


Hello everyone, I hope that you are all safe and well.

The COVID-19 pandemic and its related socioeconomic consequences magnify obstacles and inequalities. Persons with disabilities are in many ways more exposed to the crisis. Social protection, which, at any point in time, is critical for persons with disabilities, has proven to be a crucial vector of relief in the recent weeks. This brief presents several elements that can help make the most of the social protection systems response to COVID-19 to support persons with disabilities.

This under 5 minute video is well worth the watch, providing interesting statistics and methods as to how best approach the obstacles that many who have disabilities may face.