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Regional Disability Statistics Groups

The Washington Group on Disability Statistics (WG) was established to address the need for cross-nationally comparable population-based measures of disability. In addition to its…

Online Trainings and Webinars

World Bank Social Development Webinar Series, 2015 Disability and Data – What Can We Count on? (please note: you will need to make an account to view this video and the video does not have a…

Inaugural meeting of Regional Disability Statistics Group for English-speaking countries in South and East Africa to be held 26 July 2022.

Inaugural meeting of Regional Disability Statistics Group for English-speaking countries in South and East Africa to be held 26 July 2022. Inaugural meeting of Regional Disability Statistics Group…

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About the Washington Group on Disability Statistics

A Short History on the Question Sets Developed by the Washington Group In 2001, the International Seminar on the Measurement of Disability was held in New York. During this meeting…

Resources

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…