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  1. Zimbabwe research proposal

    Research—Zimbabwe

    Research in ECID aims to understand the complex issues in fragile countries that affect access to services for marginalised groups. Zimbabwe research questions What are the challenges faced by people with disabilities (women and men above the age of 18) in Mutasa, Mutare Urban and Mutare Rural Districts in accessing health services? View the full…

  2. Nigeria research proposal

    Research—Nigeria

    Research in ECID aims to understand the complex issues in fragile countries that affect access to services for marginalised groups. Research question What process(es) should be taken to ensure the generation and use of data to inform effective engagement and participation of most marginalised groups [adolescent boys and girls (13-19), PWDs and rural women (19…

  3. Myanmar research proposal

    Research—Myanmar

    Research in ECID aims to understand the complex issues in fragile countries that affect access to services for marginalised groups. Myanmar research questions What are social and cultural barriers on accessing health services among people with disabilities in Kachin State, Myanmar? What are barriers to access to rehabilitation services among people with disabilities in Kachin…

  4. Ethics Panel ToR

    Research

    International NGOs do not generally have ethics panels or processes as universities do. Similarly, many research institutes outside universities do not have access to research ethics committees. This absence jeopardises the quality, accountability and rigour of evidence and research. It also prevents practitioners and non-academic researchers from publishing, given that many academic publications often require…

  5. Comparative research proposal

    Research

    Research in ECID aims to understand the complex issues in fragile countries that affect access to services for marginalised groups. The comparative research aims to assess the similarities between the three ECID countries. Research question What similarities and differences exist in Myanmar, Nigeria and Zimbabwe regarding governmental responses to the demands of ECID disadvantages groups?…

  6. Child-marriage in Zimbabwe: a crisis within a pandemic

    Blog—Zimbabwe

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, child marriage is a silent crisis raging on in Zimbabwe. Angela Saurombe (not her real name),16, is now a part of the tragic national statistics as one of hundreds of young Zimbabwean girls who will not return to school to write this year’s university entrance examinations. Angela hails…

  7. ECID Gender Equality Social Inclusion (GESI) strategy

    The purpose of the GESI strategy is to present the overarching framework for the incorporation of GESI into the ECID programme. This is not a stand-alone piece of work with ‘independent’ or isolated activities. On the contrary, it is intended to be embedded within wider programme frameworks and operations. It will be linked to other…

  8. Newsletter Issue 3 Jan 2021

    Publication

    We are pleased to share the third edition of our quarterly global newsletter from the ECID programme which looks back on a busy time in 2020. In August and September, the Myanmar team launched the programme in Kachin and Kayin States and in October ran a successful campaign about inclusion in elections.The Nigeria team highlighted…

  9. Actions from ECID partners secures health clinic and access to water for communities in Mutare City

    News—Zimbabwe

    In Zimbabwe, the ECID team and partners have been successful in mobilising a health clinic, ambulance and improved water infrastructure for residents of Mutare City, improving the lives of women and people with disabilities. In October, following efforts from the ECID programme, officials from the municipality reported that they had begun construction of a clinic…

  10. Official ECID launch events in Kachin and Kayin states, Myanmar

    News—Myanmar

    ECID Myanmar held two project launch events in Kayin and Kachin state, on 27th August and 3rd September respectively. Local implementing partners, NGOs, CSOs, CBOs, local media outlets, and senior government officials including State Ministers of Social Affairs, Chiefs of Police, Directors of Social Welfare Department and Members of parliament participated in the events. The…