Georgia

This page features the news on disability from Georgia in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.

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Assistive Technology

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Nina’s story: How assistive technology is improving her quality of life (Jun, WHO)

Economics and Social Protection

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Social Protection

Georgian court orders government to provide assistant to person with disabilities. (Oct, OC Media)

Pension or disability assistance: an unfair choice? “an older person with disabilities has to choose to receive either a disability benefit or an old-age pension.” (Jun, Development Pathways)

Policy and Rights

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Situation Analysis of the rights of persons with disabilities. (Nov, UNPRPD)

Situation Analysis of the Rights of People with Disabilities Describes legislative and policy progress but "despite these changes, little has improved in the daily lives of many persons with disabilities in Georgia". (Jan, UNDP)