This page presents the outcomes of the research conducted in the ‘Breaking down Barriers’ learning trajectory.
Policy Briefs Breaking down Barriers 2.0
- SPECIAL EDITION: Shool Leaders as Inclusive Education Champions: Catalysing leadership, Banlanjo N., Elbers W., Ibrahim A. F., Kahemba O., Kamaara E., Kamara E. A., Mtonga T., Ngalim V. and Trajcevska S. (2023) French – Spanish
- Employment in supermarkets in Lusaka and Copperbelt provinces of Zambia Barriers affecting persons with disabilities in formal employment, Gift Bornfice Lungu, Dr. Thomas Mtonga, Dr. Willem Elbers, Prof. Ndhlovu (2023) French – Spanish
- The missing link in Inclusive Education: Strategies for home pre-schooling in Cameroon, Kfeban Blaise Sunjo, Valentine Banfegha Ngalim, Willem Elbers (2022) French – Spanish
- School leaders as positive deviants in Cameroon: Champions of Inclusive Education, Ngoran Mathew Banlanjo, Valentine Banfegha Ngalim, Willem Elbers (2022) French – Spanish
- Key Roles of School Leaders in the Implementation of Inclusive Education at Primary School Level in Sierra Leone, What makes leadership successful?, Alie Kamara E., Ibrahim A., Trajcevska S. (2022) French – Spanish
- School leaders as Inclusive Education champions in Zambia: Brokers of Inclusion, Esther Kamaara, Willem Elbers, Auma Okwany and Thomas Mtonga (2022) French – Spanish
- Best practices in Inclusive Education in Zambia, Leadership matters, Oscar K., Mtonga T. & Elbers W. (2022) French – Spanish
- Opportunities and constraints in adopting intersectional approaches, Opening up for diversity, Elbers W. & Boyco D. French – Spanish
Policy briefs Breaking down Barriers 1.0
- Pushing boundaries in disability advocacy, Breaking down Barriers to inclusion, Elbers W. (editor) (2020).
- INGO roles and practices in advocacy programmes: Maximising added value, Elbers W. & Schulpen L. (2020).
- The Disability Movement in Sierra Leone, Fragmented Yet Together, Brink A. v.d., Elbers W. & Ibrahim A. (2020). French – Spanish
- Advocating for inclusive education in North-West Cameroon. Realising behavioural change in a resource scarce environment, Custers T. & Elbers W. (2019). French – Spanish
- Organizational capacity and advocacy effectiveness, Taking stock of existing research, Elbers W. & Kamstra J. (2019). French – Spanish
- How inclusive is the disability movement? The case of North-West Cameroon, Boyco D., Elbers W. & Auma Okwamy A. (2019). French – Spanish
- Stepping out of the shadows. Empowerment and the Young Voices Project in Zambia, Vogelzang L., Elbers W. & Mtonga Th. (2019). French – Spanish
- Can exposure reduce prejudice? The introduction of police officers with disabilities in Sierra Leone, Peirolo S., Elbers W. & Ibrahim A. (2018). French – Spanish
- Advocacy for disability. Can participation enhance outcomes?, Frobisher E., Elbers W. & Ibrahim A. (2017). French – Spanish
- Advocating inclusive education in Cameroon. Which organizational resources matter?, Potthof S. & Elbers W. (2016). French – Spanish
- Effective advocacy for children with disabilities. Why the political system matters. Mohammed Z. & Willem Elbers & Elbers W. (2016). French – Spanish
Thesis Breaking down Barriers 1.0
- Boyco B. O. (2018). How We Come Together: Exploring the Participation of Youth with Disability in Disability Associations of North West Cameroon. MA-thesis. The Hague: Institute of Social Studies.
- Brink van den A. (2018). Together Yet Fragmented: A Comparative Case Study of the Women and Disability Movements’ Collective Identity Formation and Maintenance in Sierra Leone. RESMA-thesis. Leiden: Leiden university.
- Peirolo S. (2018). Cops without uniforms in Sierra Leone: challenging police officers’ stereotypes towards people with disabilities. MA-thesis. Wageningen: Wageningen University.
- Jongenelen R. (2018). Exploring role models in disability advocacy. The case of the young voices programme in Zambia. MA-thesis. Leiden: Leiden university.
- Vogelzang L. (2018). Disability is not Inability. A Case Study of Empowerment of Young Persons with Disabilities in Zambia. MA-thesis. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.
- Custers T. (2017). Opening up for Inclusive Education in Cameroon; Understanding frame resonance in NGO advocacy. MA-thesis. Wageningen: Wageningen University.
- Mohammed Z. (2016). Easy Access, Easy Wins? Advocating for Inclusive Education in Cameroon. MA-thesis. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam.
- Potthof S. (2016). How Capacity Matters – Understanding Lobby and Advocacy for Inclusive Education in Cameroon. MA-thesis. Nijmegen: Radboud University.
- Frobisher E. (2016). Disability Mainstreaming or Away-streaming? The Case of One Family People and the Girl Power Programme in Sierra Leone. MA Research Paper. The Hague: Institute of Social Studies (ISS).
Peer reviewed academic papers
- Elbers W. & Kamstra J. (2018). Which capacities do effective advocacy organizations require? Taking stock of advocacy research in non-Western contexts.
- Frobisher E., Elbers W., Okwany A. (2018). Gendered disability advocacy: Lessons from the Girl Power Programme in Sierra Leone, In: M. Berghs, T. Chataika, Y. El-Lahib and A. K. Dube (eds.) The New Disability Activism: Current Trends, Shifting Priorities and (Uncertain) Future Directions. Routledge.
Research Design paper