Putting Empowerment at the Centre of CBR: Lessons from Indonesia (2010-2014)

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Sunderland, Naomi L
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Kuipers, Willem
Dorsett, Pat
Harris, Paul
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2022-04-12
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This thesis adopts the term diffability (different ability), instead of disability, to acknowledge abilities and respect differences of people with impairments. A long history of neglecting full citizenship rights has hampered access of people with diffabilities to paid employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. Hence, families whose main income earner is a person with diffabilities are more vulnerable to poverty. Looking for a solution to this problem, CBR-DTC has employed an advocacy model of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), namely a model which utilized the empowerment pillar of the CBR matrix as an advocacy strategy to demand responsibility and accountability of local governments for the rights of people with diffabilities. The main difference between the advocacy model and the service provider model lies in the actors who provide services to the direct needs of people with diffabilities, where the service provider model is played by CBR-DTC, while the advocacy model is played by the government. The role of CBR-DTC in the advocacy model is to provide services on capacity building to people with diffabilities so that they are able to conduct policy advocacy in the fields of health, education, livelihood and social. The current study documented this initiative by exploring the process and its livelihood-related results from the perspective of team members. [...]

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Thesis (PhD Doctorate)
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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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School of Health Sci & Soc Wrk
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community based rehabilitation (CBR)
disability
diffability
Indonesia
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