The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia’s (ESCWA) Disability Statistics program aims to improve the production, dissemination and communication of disability statistics in areas of critical concern, including those...


As part of UNICEF’s continued efforts, this new report provides regional estimates (drawn from 128 data sources) of children with disabilities in Eastern and Southern Africa. It also includes internationally comparable data...


Data Workshop for OPDs

The Disability Data Advocacy Workshop for Organizations of Persons with Disabilities was developed by CBM Global Disability Inclusion and UNFPA Asia and the Pacific, in collaboration with the Stakeholder...


21 to 24 August 2023 Rovereto, Italy

The Centre of Excellence on Data for Children with Disabilities, launched by UNICEF in 2021, in partnership with the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science of the University of Trento,...


UNICEF’s Centre of Excellence on Data for Children with Disabilities has launched a call for proposals on data analyses to promote the use of data and the generation of knowledge on the state of children with disabilities.



The Washington Group was featured in the recent newsletter of the Feminist Economic Empowerment group.

The newsletter can be found here.

The Feminist Economic Empowerment group at the German Agency for International Cooperation...


The Washington Group on Disability Statistics mourns the passing of Judy Heumann. Judy was a friend and early supporter of the WG. She championed the rights of people with disabilities, of women, and of all to enjoy full...


The WG has partnered with Sightsavers and the Center for Inclusive Policy to produce a series of 5 videos.


Workshop "Improving Disability Statistics in the Arab Countries" Final Report Available


New FAQ addresses the WG approach to questions on anxiety and depression.