The UK government will hold a disability summit in July 2018, as part of a push to ensure people with disabilities are included in global development.
The alliance, inaugurated in Dhaka, promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities as part of the country’s implementation of the Global Goals.
The Connecting the Dots project has been awarded almost £200,000 by the Big Lottery Fund to continue empowering young people with disabilities.
More than 250 children with visual impairments will go to primary school in Mali as the result of a Sightsavers pilot being run in six schools.
A group of women in India are taking part in an innovative project aimed at empowering young women with disabilities by teaching them judo.
The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has highlighted the importance of using data to shine a light on groups that are often excluded.
The Education for All project will focus on girls with disabilities, who are often excluded because of prejudice or a lack of funding.