Developing Countries: Disability

House of Lords written question – answered at on 25 April 2013.

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Photo of Lord Browne of Ladyton Lord Browne of Ladyton Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for women and girls with disabilities to take advantage of the projects and plans announced by the Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening, in her speech at Amnesty International on 4 March.

Photo of Baroness Northover Baroness Northover Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development)

DfID is committed to working with the governments of developing countries to ensure that the issues faced by all vulnerable girls and women, including those with disabilities, are addressed in its programmes including those announced in the Secretary of State's speech.

DfID carries out country-level analysis and social impact appraisal of programmes to ensure that all UK-supported development programmes maximise impact and manage risks, including for the most marginalised people, including people with disabilities.

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