September 2015

Manju, an Indian woman with a disability, sits and thinks.
Sightsavers Reports

Framing perceptions: an exhibition

A Sightsavers exhibition booklet by photographer Graeme Robertson focusing on stories of empowered lives and the impact of exclusion.

A man with visual impairments sitting in a shop smiling

Sightsavers responds to the ‘Leave No One Behind’ promise

In response to the UK government’s  ‘Leave No One Behind’ promise, Sightsavers’ Dom Haslam said “We are delighted by the UK Prime Minister’s announcement..."

A visually impaired man and a woman holding hands as they walk outside.
Sightsavers blog

Imagination in the making: the inclusion of disability in the SDGs

Leaders from the disability and civil society sectors came together to celebrate the inclusion of disability in the Sustainable Development Goals.

A photo from the Framing Perceptions exhibition featuring a man in India standing in the doorway of a shop, surrounded by packets of sweets hanging from ropes.

VIPs attend Sightsavers photo exhibition

Guests including Ireland President Michael D Higgins visited the exhibition in New York, which features photos by Guardian photographer Graeme Robertson.

A crowded hall at the United Nations General Assembly.

UN adopts world-changing Sustainable Development Goals

World leaders meeting at the UN General Assembly in New York have officially adopted new global goals to transform how the world could look by 2030.

An illuminated sign that reads 'End inequality' is held up amid the darkness at the Light the Way event in London.

Sightsavers joins celebrations as Sustainable Development Goals are adopted

Sightsavers has joined thousands of people around the world for Light the Way, an event to celebrate the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals.

Two girls with visual impairments smile as they embrace each other.
Sightsavers blog

“The participation of marginalised people is imperative”

The Sustainable Development Goals Summit in New York featured two speeches on the importance of disability inclusion in achieving the goals.

Kelly Gallagher

Sightsavers ambassador appears on Sky News

Paralympic gold medal winner and Sightsavers supporter Kelly Gallagher appeared on Sky News’s Sunrise programme, promoting our work in Senegal.

A girl in class reading braille.

Disability and the SDGs: from words to action

World governments will meet at the United Nations General Assembly this weekend, and a key item on their agenda is the Sustainable Development Goals.

A boy grins at the camera.
Sightsavers blog

“All children count, but not all children are counted”

Sightsavers has signed a joint letter calling for new sources of data to ensure the global monitoring framework includes the needs of vulnerable children.

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