Checklist to Ensure the Meaningful Engagement of Young Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

What is it?

The checklist is tailored to ensure the active engagement of young individuals with disabilities in humanitarian endeavors. It furnishes practical guidance for humanitarian actors across various stages of action, emphasizing the importance of recognizing their diverse needs and experiences. Advocating for their substantive participation in decision-making processes and program implementation, the checklist serves as a valuable tool for promoting the rights, dignity, and well-being of young persons with disabilities in humanitarian settings.

  • Provides practical guidance for enhancing the involvement of young individuals with disabilities in humanitarian efforts.
  • Emphasizes recognizing diverse needs and advocates for their participation in decision-making and program implementation.
  • Key focal points include accessibility, communication, capacity building, and partnership establishment, facilitating meaningful engagement throughout the humanitarian response cycle.

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