Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Every year, around 3 December, I get excited to celebrate this day.
People in poverty today are disadvantaged in multiple ways, from a lack of access to health care and education to inadequate housing and poor sanitation.
The opportunity for global transformation heralded by the unanimous adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) last month is vast.
Leaders from the disability and civil society sectors came together to celebrate the inclusion of disability in the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Sustainable Development Goals Summit in New York featured two speeches on the importance of disability inclusion in achieving the goals.
Sightsavers has signed a joint letter calling for new sources of data to ensure the global monitoring framework includes the needs of vulnerable children.
It’s the biggest week of the year for Sightsavers’ policy team, and they’ve been blogging about the run-up to the 2015 UN General Assembly in New York.