Disability rights

A group of visually impaired girls wearing Sightsavers tracksuits, laughing.
Sightsavers Reports

The women giving prejudice and intimidation a kicking

A group of women in India are taking part in an innovative project aimed at empowering young women with disabilities by teaching them judo.

In Sierra Leone a man reads a braille book.
Sightsavers Reports

Making the connections: strategic framework 2012-2018

Sightsavers plans to work with partners in developing countries to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for disabled people.

A Ugandan woman sewing clothes.
Sightsavers Reports

Facilitating the economic independence of people with disabilities in low and middle income countries

The effects of interventions designed to improve the labour market situation for adults with physical/sensory disabilities in LMICs.

A mobile phone being used to collect data.
Sightsavers Reports

Research strategy 2014 - 2019

A strategy for strengthening the role of research evidence and advocacy as well as the role of Sightsavers in the global research agenda.

Dom Haslam talking with a microphone, next to a lady and a man.

Event shows how inclusive data can ensure no one is left behind

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has highlighted the importance of using data to shine a light on groups that are often excluded.

A girl standing outside a school

Children with disabilities in Sierra Leone given the chance to go to school

The Education for All project will focus on girls with disabilities, who are often excluded because of prejudice or a lack of funding.

Data collectors take information in Bhopal, India.
Sightsavers Reports

Everybody counts: policy brief

A look at how Sightsavers builds the evidence base on how to disaggregate routine data by disability to ensure all health services are accessible.

A girl holding a card saying 'sustainable development goals'.

UN hears calls for more involvement in SDG implementation

Sightsavers co-hosted and took part in a side event at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development held at the United Nations in New York.

An empty debating chamber in the UN building in New York.
Sightsavers blog

Four lessons: what we learned at the High-Level Political Forum

At the the UN’s High-Level Political Forum in New York, Sightsavers’ priority is to learn from other countries in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.

Anuradha Pareek, a 32-year-old lady from India, is standing in a draw way smiling.
Sightsavers blog

Engagement and participation: the keys to the SDGs

Anuradha Pareek, a disability advocate and local government councillor in Bikaner, India, delivered a speech via video to a Sightsavers event at the High-Level Political Forum in New York.

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