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Islamabad declaration on rights of persons with disabilities

August 2009

Declaration of disabled persons organizations leadership development conference

Leaders of the disabled persons organizations from all provinces of Pakistan together with development organisations, professional bodies and universities affirm that persons with disabilities are entitled to the same basic rights as enshrined in all national and international standards, declarations and conventions.

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A remote area in Benin featuring a long wooden bridge.
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July highlights: updates from around the world

An update from Benin, where eye care staff have been travelling 3km on foot to treat ‘the disease at the end of the road’. Plus news from Nigeria, Pakistan and more.

July 2018
The attendees of the summit pose for a group photo, holding boards featuring the logos of Sightsavers, UK Aid and STEP.
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Charter for disability inclusion is agreed at Pakistan summit

The charter aims to make sure people with disabilities are included in the country’s social and economic development.

July 2018
A group of representatives from disabled people's organisations hold up signs saying 'Make it count'.
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Sightsavers co-hosts consultation on disability inclusion in Pakistan

The workshop aimed to make sure people with disabilities are included in global development plans, ahead of the first Global Disability Summit in July.

June 2018