The vote on 8 June resulted in a hung parliament and the Conservatives continuing in power, with the support of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party.
In the weeks since the snap election was announced by Theresa May on 18 April, supporters of the campaign have been taking action to ensure the issue is kept in the spotlight.
The campaign launched a petition on Change.org calling on all UK political party leaders to commit to including people with disabilities in global aid. The petition has gained more than 7,000 signatures.
More than 400 campaign supporters emailed their local parliamentary candidates asking them to tweet about disability-inclusive development, which resulted in more than 20 candidates showing their support.
Meanwhile, 139 people signed up to Sightsavers’ Thunderclap, an automated social media post sent by a group of people simultaneously, to send a message of solidarity with the 800 million people living with disabilities in developing countries.
Put Us in the Picture supporters are calling on whoever forms the next government to meet Sightsavers’ manifesto aims for the UK to: