Sunday 8 March marks International Women’s Day, but there’s not much to celebrate if you’re a woman living with a disability in a developing country.
Children with disabilities, children in conflict areas and girls are the most likely to miss out on going to school, according to a new campaign.
The Discussion Document for Declaration, drafted in New York last week, states: “Poverty eradication is the greatest global challenge facing our world... No one will be left behind.”
Experts from the health, pharmaceutical and NGO sectors joined a round-table event in London to discuss working together to eliminate NTDs.
The WHO report also looks at a wider campaign for universal health coverage, making sure everyone who needs healthcare can access it affordably.
Anuradha Pareek, who featured in our Framing Perceptions photo exhibition, has been elected to local government in Bikaner, India.
Sightsavers has welcomed the UN Discussion Document for Declaration last week at the UN during the Post-2015 Intergovernmental Negotiations.