A year ago today, world leaders officially agreed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The past 12 months have seen the first plans towards implementation of the goals getting started. Continue reading
In September 2015, world leaders agreed ambitious global goals for the next 15 years that will affect us all. For far too long people with disabilities living in developing countries have been excluded when it comes to the fight against global poverty, but inclusion in these new goals will mean they’re able to not only access services and claim rights the rest of us take for granted, but also contribute to their communities and their national economies, and that’ll have positive knock-on effects for the whole world.
The stories in Framing Perceptions, Sightsavers’ exhibition featuring portraits by Guardian photographer Graeme Robertson, show the incredible impact empowerment and inclusion can have, as well as the devastating effects of continued exclusion.
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Reports of new cases of River Blindness in Kaduna State are untrue, says Sightsavers after medical experts conduct survey Continue reading
A Sightsavers’ project in Nigeria has been awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) END7 campaign, to help tackle NTDs. Continue reading
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Sightsavers is one of only nine charities given a ‘high performance’ rating by the UK Department for International Development as part of a 2012 Independent Performance Review of their Programme Partnership Arrangement. Find out more.