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Disability Debrief: What does 15% mean? with Jennifer Madans

Hey Debriefers,

When we do advocacy we’re always asked for “evidence”, but data on disability is hard. We don’t have enough, and it’s complicated to gather. So we stick to some greatest hits, like saying 15% of the world’s population are persons with disabilities.

I wanted to understand more, so I had this conversation with data doyen Dr. Jennifer Madans. She’s been at the heart of international collaboration that developed the approaches we use to gather

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Originally published as Disability Debrief: What does 15% mean? with Jennifer Madans at Disability Debrief

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