About this blog

This blog is to share the work and experiences of researchers from a three-year project being funded by AusAID, entitled 'Protection of Refugees with Disabilities'. The project is being led by Professors Mary Crock, Ron McCallum and Ben Saul, of the Faculty of Law, and involves field work across Malaysia, Indonesia, Pakistan, Uganda and Jordan.

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About the Blog

Sharing the work of researchers from the Faculty of Law on the three-year AusAID-funded project on refugees with disabilities .
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Our fieldwork reports

Syrian refugees with disabilities in Jordan and Turkey Report on Syrian refugees in Jordan and Turkey, 2014, PDF version.

Syrian refugees with disabilities in Jordan and Turkey Report on Syrian refugees in Jordan and Turkey, 2014, readable DOC version.

Protection of Refugees with Disabilities: Uganda Fieldwork Report, August-September 2013 Report from Uganda fieldwork, 2013, PDF version.

Protection of Refugees with Disabilities: Uganda Fieldwork Report, August-September 2013 Report from Uganda fieldwork, 2013, readable DOC version.

Refugees with Disabilities in Pakistan: An Introductory Report Report using Pakistan PPVR data, PDF version

Refugees with Disabilities in Pakistan: An Introductory Report Report using Pakistan PPVR data, readable DOC version

Refugees and Asylum Seekers with Disabilities: A preliminary report from Malaysia and Indonesia Fieldwork report on Malaysia and Indonesia, 2012, readable DOC version

Refugees and Asylum Seekers with Disabilities: A preliminary report from Malaysia and Indonesia Fieldwork report on Malaysia and Indonesia, 2012, PDF version.

Our publications

'Up to now I am suffering': Justice, sexual violence and disability amongst refugees in Uganda, Article exploring the relationship between sexual violence, disability and forced migration, and evaluating international and domestic law

To ‘Promote, Protect and Ensure’: Overcoming Obstacles to Identifying Disability in Forced Migration Our peer-reviewed article on identifying disability in displacement

War, law and disability: ensuring equality in situations of crisis Book chapter in Valerie Karr and David Mitchell (eds) Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring Equality

Where Disability and Displacement Intersect: Asylum Seekers and Refugees with Disabilities Introductory peer-reviewed article on disability and displacement

Overcoming Barriers to Education for Refugees with Disabilities Article drawing on Malaysian and Indonesian fieldwork, reviewing barriers to education and existing responses

Making Every Life Count: Ensuring Equality and Protection for Persons with Disabilities in Armed Conflicts

Presentations

Identification of Refugees with Disabilities A short Prezi on the identification of disabilities in displacement

Some other useful resources

Working with persons with disabilities in forced migration Guidance booklet on key strategies to accommodate and assist persons with disabilities in situations of forced displacement.

UNHCR Executive Committee Conclusion on Refugees with Disabilities Conclusion issued by the Executive Committee of UNHCR, acknowledging the CRPD and addressing how it applies in situations of forced migration.

Resettlement Assessment Tool: Persons with disabilities Specialised assessment tool published by UNHCR in 2013.

Hidden victims of the Syrian crisis: disabled, injured, and older refugees Report of a survey of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

Women's Refugee Commission disability-related publications Website bringing together the WRC's work on refugees with disabilities, including reports, guidance and training materials.