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Twentieth Annual Meeting scheduled for September 2020 in Mombasa, Kenya: Postponed

Twentieth Annual Meeting scheduled for September 2020 in Mombasa, Kenya: Postponed After careful consideration, a decision has been made to postpone the in-person annual meeting of the Washington…

Twelfth meeting: Bangkok, 23-25 October 2012

Twelfth meeting: Bangkok, 23-25 October 2012 Results from further analysis of data provided by countries using the WG Short Set in recent national data collections (censuses and surveys) were…

Translations of WG Question Sets

The Washington Group Short Set, Extended Set and Short-Set Enhanced Question Sets have been translated into the official UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) and two other…

Translation of the Washington Group Tools

Translation of the Washington Group Tools Tools developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) are intended for use internationally with the goal of producing cross-nationally…

Translation of the Washington Group Tools

Translation of the Washington Group Tools Tools developed by the Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) are intended for use internationally with the goal of producing cross-nationally…

Translation Guidelines

How to Translate the WG Questions – and Test Translations to Improve Data for Quality These guidelines provide an overview of the WG Methodology with special attention to the Translation of WG…

Translating The Washington Group Short Set Questions

Translating The Washington Group Short Set Questions

Translating The Washington Group Short Set Questions Responses to surveys are very sensitive to how questions are worded. This blog summarizes the methodology recommended by the WG for translating…

Training On How To Ask “Disability” Questions On Censuses And Surveys

Training On How To Ask “Disability” Questions On Censuses And Surveys

Training On How To Ask “Disability” Questions On Censuses And Surveys This blog entry provides information on how to train interviewers for dealing with disability in either surveys or censuses. It…

Thirteenth meeting: Amman, 29-31 October 2013

Thirteenth meeting: Amman, 29-31 October 2013 Results from the continued analysis of data provided by countries using the WG Short Set in recent national data collections (censuses and surveys) and…

Third meeting: Brussels, 19-20 February 2004

Third meeting: Brussels, 19-20 February 2004 The third meeting of the WG has been rescheduled and will take place February 19-20, 2004, in Brussels, Belgium. Due to the unforeseen circumstances that…