November 3, 2021
Author: Lorraine Wapling, Arlene Wilson-Grant, and Aapurv Jain
One in seven persons in the world has a disability. Yet, grants for persons with disabilities constitute just 2% of all human rights funding. Distressingly, this is also the only population group for which global human rights funding has recently declined, based on the latest data released by Candid and Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN).
In this post, the authors unpack these findings and provide concrete recommendations for how to reverse the trend.