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Beginning the D&I Journey: 5 Questions to Ask

Francesca Molinaro
May 13, 2019
5 Minute Read
While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to implementing diversity and inclusion programs, these five guiding questions can help your organization get started.

Collaboration for Disability-Inclusive Health Care: Now’s Our Moment

Andrew Tuttle
May 9, 2019
4 Minute Read
Andrew Tuttle argues that the time is ripe for the development and health sectors in the United Kingdom — and beyond — to partner to advance disability-inclusive health care across the globe.

Disability Measurement Challenges: Not an Excuse to Delay Inclusive Education

Paige Morency Notario
April 11, 2019
5 Minute Read
As development professionals, we often get waylaid by measurement challenges in our pursuit of disability-inclusive education. Paige Morency Notario reminds us that when it comes to meeting students’ needs, it’s better to start somewhere than not to start at all.

Best of the Blog 2018

December 27, 2018
2 Minute Read
From socially inclusive development to a robotics club in Moldova, Chemonics’ staff members have shared their insights, opinions, and technical approaches on our blog.

More than ABCs: Enabling Environments for Youth Start with Primary School

Dr. Jordene Hale
September 24, 2018
3 Minute Read
To contribute positively to their communities and become productive adults, young people need a safe, respectful space to learn.
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International Day of the Midwife: Promoting Diversity to Reduce Disparities in Maternal Health

Rachel Deussom
May 4, 2018
3 Minute Read
Only one-third of the poorest mothers deliver with a midwife compared to 90 percent of the richest in low- and middle-income countries. How can we help all women to have a safe childbirth experience? Rachel Deussom shares five recommendations.

3 Questions with Hanife Limani: Opening Doors in Kosovo

Hanife Limani
June 22, 2017
3 Minute Read
Kosovo's independence in 2008 gave the country a unique opportunity to build socially inclusive institutions from the ground up.

3 Questions with Cristina Hardaga: Advancing Human Rights and Women’s Rights in Mexico

Laura Petruzelli
December 9, 2016
2 Minute Read
In honor of Human Rights Day, Cristina Hardaga discusses the importance of breaking down barriers so that all Mexican citizens have the opportunity to determine their own destinies.