What do Evodia, Abena and Mariama all have in common? They’re three of the millions of women in the fight against infectious diseases of poverty.
Women with disabilities often face double, or rather triple, discrimination: for being disabled, for being women and for being poor.
I’d like to draw attention to the rights of women during disasters.
Gertrude Fefoame, Sightsavers’ Global Advocacy Advisor, has been nominated to join the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Women and girls with disabilities belong to two vulnerable groups, so they potentially face double discrimination.
Participatory research can help leave no one behind. Polly Meeks and Dr Marion Steff discuss how implementation of the SDGs must include the excluded.
William Mwambu, Chair of the Council for Disability in Masindi, Uganda, explains the difficulties of having insufficient data on people with disabilities.