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The Washington Group has assembled an array of resources on disability. These provide background and guidance about the WG, the definition and measurement of disability, and how disability is…

Brazzaville Group Holds 1st Annual Meeting. Hear Dr. Steve B. Mboko Ibara, Chairman of the Secretariat of the BG, speak about this first meeting, held in Lomé, Togo on 15-16 July 2022.

Brazzaville Group Holds 1st Annual Meeting. Hear Dr. Steve B. Mboko Ibara, Chairman of the Secretariat of the BG, speak about this first meeting, held in Lomé, Togo on 15-16 July 2022. Dr. Steve B.…

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…

UNICEF Workshop on Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data on Children with Disabilities

UNICEF Workshop on Collecting, Analyzing, and Using Data on Children with Disabilities The purpose of this workshop is to enhance knowledge on the main issues relating to the collection, analysis,…

Should you use the WG questions in your humanitarian programming? A tool to help you decide.

Should you use the WG questions in your humanitarian programming? A tool to help you decide. This blog presents five criteria developed to help humanitarian workers make the best decisions regarding…

Disaggregation and SDGs

Disability Disaggregation: Envisioning Inclusive Development Inclusion is the guiding principle of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes the pledge to leave no one behind…

Why is it Important to Identify the Population with Disabilities? – a video just released by the WG – is available here

Why is it Important to Identify the Population with Disabilities? – a video just released by the WG – is available here The WG has partnered with Sightsavers and the Center for Inclusive Policy to…

COVID-19 News

The COVID-19 webinar took place August 25, 2020 To view the "Using the Washington Group Tools to Assess the Impact of COVID-19 on Persons with Disability" document, click here.  To view the…

Terms & Conditions

This website (‘the site’) is published by The Washington Group on Disability Statistics (‘WG’). The 'site' includes other materials published by WG which are on the site or reached via links on the…

A Ukrainian translation of the WG Short Set on Functioning is now available.

A Ukrainian translation of the WG Short Set on Functioning is now available. The WG-SS has been translated into Ukrainian. It may be obtained here or by email request to the WG Secretariat at:…