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May 2014

Nick Clegg standing between two teenage girls.
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Clegg: children with disabilities need access to education

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has stated that it is vital for children with disabilities to access education.

Jenneh smiles in the classroom during a lesson at school, while Nabirye looks sad as she stands outside her home.
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Jenneh and Nabirye’s story

Jenneh is blind, and has a bright future ahead of her because she has been able to go to school. But for Nabirye, it’s a different story.

A woman sits in a conference room.
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World Health Assembly commits to disability action plan

The World Health Assembly has committed to an action plan that aims to secure better health for people with disabilities.

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Tackling the challenges of data disaggregation

In March, my colleague Pauline wrote about the need for more and better quality data on disability in order to ensure development goals are fully inclusive.

Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development.
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UK government poised to decide on global aid

On 10 June, the UK government will make a decision on whether they’re going to make people with disabilities a priority for global aid.

A group of women in Malawi sing, dance and clap.
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Sightsavers’ social media ‘Thunderclap’ aims to make a big noise about equality

On 10 June, the UK government will decide whether to make people with disabilities a priority for global aid. Will you help by joining our Thunderclap?

Sightsavers appeal in Nigeria. Galadi, a village close to the border with Niger, 2 hours drive from Gusau, Zamfara state.Locals distribute drugs provided by Sightsavers door-to-door.
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Sightsavers-led project aims to distribute 110 million NTD treatments in Nigeria

Sightsavers is leading an ambitious project to help eliminate seven neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria.