Research as a transaction?
So, why do you want to research into the barriers to independence faced by disabled Asian women, surely everyone knows what the barriers are?’ Well, on an anecdotal basis and having lived the issue for some 25 years we can understand why the question might be asked.
Humare Avaaz – our voice. We thought it was a great name for community research into the barriers to independent living faced by disabled women in London’s Asian Communities. And so it has proved to be. However …
In 2017-18 APDA was funded by Disability Rights UK/Big Lottery to research the barriers to independence faced by disabled Asian women in the UK. Our research was part of Disability Rights UK’s DRILL project (Disability Research into Independent Living & Learning). Humare Avaaz was one of the first 10 projects to be funded.