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Why is Disability Important for the Post-2015 Agenda?


People with disability account for 15 percent of the world population. “Why should not we focus on disability is a proper questions?” Dr. Kamal Lamichhane says.

He has published a book ‘Disability, Education and Employment in Developing Countries: From Charity to Investment‘ from Cambridge University Press. There are a number of findings on poverty and disability in several developing countries.

 

*Kamal Lamichhane, Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba, is a world-leading researcher in disability and development, and the only Nepalese with a visual impairment to earn a PhD.

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