Without action, the number of people worldwide who are blind could reach 115 million by 2050. Yet much of this vision loss is preventable or treatable.
The Accelerate programme, supported by Sightsavers, aims to stop people going blind from trachoma. Hear first-hand how it has changed lives.
The law, passed by Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maïga, will give people with disabilities greater access to employment, education and social benefits.