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Lucy Daniel joined CBM Australia as a Policy Officer in July 2011, after several years practicing as a family lawyer. CBM is the world’s largest organisation working with people with disabilities in developing countries. She is also a member of Micah Challenge that works with people with disabilities in development.

Education still a long way off for children with disabilities in poverty Disability Education 

Education still a long way off for children with disabilities in poverty

The cycle of poverty and disability can be broken, argues Lucy Daniel of CBM Australia. But, although the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and AusAID include girls and children with disabilities in education programs they fund in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines, what is happening on the ground for these children? Continue reading
Why International Day of People with Disabilities deserves a star in everyone’s calendar Disability 

Why International Day of People with Disabilities deserves a star in everyone’s calendar

International Day of People with Disabilities, on the 3rd of December every year, rounds out a year of International Days (IDs) for many different causes. Given that so many of these causes are worthwhile, what makes this day so deserving of a star in your calendar? In her first post for whydev, Lucy Daniel of CBM Australia details why this... Continue reading