Deaf Education in the Global South

Teresa Quail, Joy Rosenberg, Fred Marinus, Chris Kubwimana

International law

International law and the right to adequate language provision, quality teacher education and full access to learning

The Salamanca Statement

The Salamanca Statement and sign language education 25 years on (Snoddon & Murray) Journal article

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
“The CRPD is the first international human rights treaty to protect the human rights of people with disabilities and deaf people. Sign language is covered in several different articles of the CRPD, including Article 1 (Purpose), Article 2 (Definitions), Article 3 (General Principles), Article 9 (Accessibility), Article 21 (Freedom of expression and opinion, and access to information), Article 24 (Education), and Article 30 (Participation in cultural life, recreation, and sport). The CRPD protects the rights of both signing and non-signing deaf and hard of hearing people to have access to information and communication in whatever modalities are most effective for them. Learn more about which countries have signed or ratified the CRPD"

Disability Inclusive Development (DID) 
Christian Blind Mission - Disability Inclusive Development Initiative

Unheard Children’ report
Deaf Child Worldwide’s ‘Unheard Children’ report, published November 2020 

The Deaf World in the Developing Countries
Video clip (signed) ‘the deaf world in the developing countries’ (Earth, B. (2013) The Deaf World in the Developing Countries. (E. Stecker, Trans.) Journal of American Sign Languages and Literatures)

Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University compiled a resource archive of reports on the living situation of deaf people