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This Thursday, hold party leaders to account – on live television!

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0.7% aid bill passes final vote!

Sightsavers 09 March 2015

The bill committing the UK to continue spending 0.7% of gross national income on global aid passed its final vote in the House of Lords today! Continue reading


Fighting for an empowered future

Sightsavers 05 March 2015

A group of visually impaired girls in India have been given the chance to fight back against discrimination – literally. Continue reading


How double discrimination punishes women with disabilities

Sightsavers 05 March 2015

Today marks International Women's Day, and while it should be a day of celebration, there's not much to celebrate if you're a woman living with a disability in a developing country. Continue reading

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“I don’t know about the future”: stories of women with disabilities

Sightsavers 05 March 2015

Stories of empowerment and exclusion from women with disabilities living in developing countries. Continue reading

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Children with disabilities most likely to be denied education

Sightsavers 04 March 2015

Children with disabilities, children in conflict areas and girls are the groups most likely to miss out on going to school, a new campaign reports. Continue reading

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Election 2015 Manifestos: Sightsavers’ response to each party’s commitment to international development

Sightsavers 01 March 2015

Following the publication of the main party manifestos this week, Dominic Haslam, director of policy and programme strategy at Sightsavers comments on the representation of international development in each manifesto. Continue reading

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