The Philippines celebrates 13th Women with Disabilities Day

The World Health Organization (2011) estimates that 19.2% of the global women population have some form of disability and they are twice as likely to be affected by violence than their peers without disabilities (The Lancet, 2012). In the Philippines, the 2010 national household census claims that 49.1% of Filipinos with disabilities are women (DOH…

Gov’t agencies, orgs trained on inclusive CBDRRM

Children, youth, older people and persons with disabilities are disproportionately affected by disasters resulting from barriers that cause exclusion in all phases of disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM), leading to higher risk of death, injury, secondary impairments and all forms of abuse. With this, there is a relevant need in making DRRM efforts inclusive…