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What’s stopping women with disabilities from reporting gender-based violence report

Research to better understand what stops women with disabilities in Cameroon from reporting incidents of sexual violence and domestic abuse, and recommendations about what development practitioners can do in responding more effectively.

What we are learning from our evaluations

We reviewed 33 evaluations of our international projects. These are some of the common themes and learnings about our effectiveness.

Rebuilding Disability Inclusion in Australia’s International Development Program

Includes a set of 11 important policy recommendations made by CBM Australia and Australia’s peak representative body on disability inclusion in the aid program, the Australian Disability and Development Consortium (ADDC).

Our Lessons: disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction report

An approach to disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction based on consultations with people with disabilities in the Asia and Pacific regions.

IAG Australia Impact Evaluation Report

An independent evaluation of the work of Australia’s Inclusion Advisory Group shows that the team effectively supports governments, multilaterals and NGOs to better address disability inclusion in their programs.

Reducing Trachoma in Ethiopia: Results

Results from the work of CBM and partners in reducing the prevalence of blinding trachoma - by improving water supply, hygiene and sanitation.

Lessons learned from partnerships with organisations of people with disabilities: CBM report

What do Organisations of People with Disability value about working with CBM? And where could we do better? How we are responding to work more equitably with the disability movement.

Study demonstrates people are better off

Since 2015, CBM Australia has tracked how the economic situation of people with disabilities and their families in rural India has changed, as a result of our Community Based Inclusive Development project. Here’s what we found.

Leave No One Behind – Disability inclusion in Australia’s COVID-19 development response

COVID-19 is profoundly impacting our lives and our region. This impact is even more evident for people with disabilities.

Poverty Reduction and Disability Inclusion in Eastern India 2016-21

Over the past five years, CBM Australia have been supporting partners in Eastern India to implement the Poverty Reduction and Community Based Inclusive Development project.

CBM’s work in Indonesia: approaches and achievements

An overview of how CBM works in Indonesia- in supporting eye health, mental health, community based inclusive development and disability inclusive humanitarian responses.

Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Peer Support

Practical examples of how different types of peer support programs can be delivered, drawing on CBM’s experiences around the world.

Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Mental Wellbeing and Stigma around Neglected Tropical Diseases

Practical examples of how CBM is working with partners to mainstream mental health in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) programs, to reduce stigma improve mental wellbeing.

Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Mental Health System Strengthening

Strengthening mental health systems is a focus of our work. Practical examples of how initiatives, such as the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) health system building blocks, can be used to strengthen mental health systems, drawing on CBM’s experience in West and Central Africa.

Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Community Mental Health Forums

Practical examples of how CBM is supporting Community Mental Health Forums, including good practice recommendations and lessons learned.

Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Anti-Stigma and Awareness-Raising

Practical examples of how anti-stigma, anti-discrimination and awareness raising work can improve the mental wellbeing of people with disabilities, drawing on CBM’s own experience.

Gender barriers: what stops women or men participating

These two cartoon posters outline some of the barriers that might stop women or men getting involved in development projects. For development practitioners.

Accessible meetings and events: a toolkit

Guidance on organising accessible and inclusive events and meetings in planning, delivery and follow-up stages.

Tip Sheets for considering gender issues in International Programs

CBM-Australia has launched a series of tip sheets aimed at our field partners and other development practitioners that prompt consideration of issues related to gender in our work. Take a look at our first two in an ongoing series of tip sheets: on gender and eye health, and gender on mental health, released in 2021.

Our advisory work in Timor-Leste

The catalytic impact of our advisory work in Timor-Leste: 12 case studies..

Evidence Summary: Experiences of People with Disabilities During COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

Global and national surveys have highlighted that people with disabilities have been disproportionally affected by COVID-19.

Inclusion Advisory Group: Impact Report 2020

This report gives an overview of the work of CBM Global's Inclusion Advisory Group in 2020, particularly in response to COVID-19.

Our Advisory work in PNG

A snapshot of how CBM Global’s Inclusion Advisory Group has worked in Papua New Guinea, and how it has influenced for disability inclusion.

CBID in Papua New Guinea

A national NGO collaborates with national government departments to deliver a similar model across the country.

CBID in India

State-level NGOs support the development of local self-help groups and OPDs, that influences local government for inclusion.

Experiences of people with disabilities during COVID-19

This overview was developed by CBM's Inclusion Advisory Group to guide the Australian Government and other aid donors on disability issues, as they responded to COVID-19 through aid programming.

Disability inclusion and COVID-19: Guidance for WASH delivery

This guidance note provides some key principles, considerations and actions.

CBM Disability & Gender Toolkit

How organisations can assess their context and their approaches.

CBM’s approach to disability inclusive disaster risk reduction

Full report, summaries and infographics on the Gaibandha Model for disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction.

Addressing Poverty through Disability Inclusive Development

8 Case Studies on the inclusion of people with disabilities and their families in development initiatives.

Inclusive Eye Health evaluations

What we learned from evaluations of our eye health projects: 2015 to 2017​.​

Disability Inclusive Education: considerations from a meta-evaluation

What we learned from evaluations of our inclusive education projects: 2015-17.​

Disability, Gender and Unpaid Care Work

Recognising, valuing and redistributing unpaid care work in CBM’s programs.

Organisational Engagement on Disability Inclusion tool

Is your NGO disability inclusive? A toolkit to help your organisation assess aspects of disability inclusion, and guidance on action planning.

CBID in the Philippines

NGOs and OPDs work in a context of decentralised government systems that have legal and budgetary support for disability.

CBID in Cameroon

A local NGO service provider is taking a community mobilisation approach with local government and organisations, in a resource poor setting with limited national government engagement.

CBID in Nicaragua

A three-way collaboration of government, NGO and OPDs is bringing brought a CBID approach to scale in a low resource setting.

Leave No One Behind

CBM’s Leave No one Behind series makes a case for disability inclusion in international development.

Disability Mainstreaming: Impact through a catalytic approach

“Disability Mainstreaming: Impact through a catalytic approach”, gives an overview of the work of our Australian team from 2014-19.