Rethinking Development Podcast: Disability, Poverty, and Society

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Shuaib Chalklen is the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and currently serves as the Regional Coordinator for their Inclusion Works Program. In this podcast episode, he speaks about: transitioning from being a community organizer and activist to a policy maker, the medical vs. social model of disability, lack of political will for disability rights, implementing the UN CRPD, working at the national, regional and international levels addressing extreme poverty, the intersection of disability with race, class and other forms of discrimination, holding governments to account, building social movements and alliances - and much more!

Disability without Poverty Resources