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Data Values campaign: why we must act now to create a fair data future

Sightsavers' Tichafara Chisaka explains how the campaign aims to transform data in the development community and why it closely aligns with our inclusion work.

Tichafara Chisaka, September 2022
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“A day I’ll remember all my life”: observations from the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

“I was at the funeral to represent Sightsavers to honour our departed patron, on behalf of the people we serve, the supporters who make this possible and all our staff across the world.”

Caroline Harper, September 2022
Nora teaches numbers to pre-school children. A child using a wheelchair sits on her left.

Transforming Education Summit: our call for world leaders

Sightsavers’ inclusive education policy officer Takyiwa Danso explains why we’re calling on global leaders to protect the rights of children with disabilities.

Takyiwa Danso, September 2022
A man sits on a stationary motorbike with Saio on the backseat. They are both wearing helmets and surgical masks.

We must include students with disabilities in education transformation

Sightsavers’ Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame shares why inclusion and diversity must be at the heart of discussions at the UN's Transforming Education Summit.

Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame, September 2022
A group of people who attended an inclusive data training workshop in Cameroon.

How can inclusive data advocacy help us to achieve the SDGs?

Sightsavers’ Aissata Ndiaye and Tichafara Chisaka share some lessons on inclusive data advocacy based on our experiences in Pakistan, Cameroon and Senegal.

Sightsavers, July 2022
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How Maroua’s voluntary local review can help Cameroon achieve the SDGs

Sightsavers’ Joseph Oye and Aissata Ndiaye share insights and recommendations from the Commune of Maroua I’s review into SDG implementation at the local level.

Sightsavers, July 2022
A large group of people gather together for a photo outside a building. Some people are seated, some are standing and there is a man in a wheelchair at the front of the group.

How inclusion ambassadors are reducing disability stigma and discrimination in Ghana

Sightsavers’ Joseph Mensah explains how the Ghana Somubi Dwumadie programme is helping to change negative social attitudes and behaviour.

Joseph Mensah, April 2022
A large group of people stand on the main stage at the World Water Forum.

Collaboration is key: lessons from the World Water Forum

Sightsavers’ Salimata Bocoum shares learnings, actions and reflections from the World Water Forum, where the importance of working together to fight neglected tropical diseases was a key theme.

Salimata Bocoum, April 2022
A patient is interviewed by a member of Sightsavers staff as part of a project.

How the Keep Sight initiative aims to overcome inequalities when diagnosing glaucoma

The project raises awareness of glaucoma in an effort to reduce the number of people going blind if their condition is left untreated.

Sightsavers, March 2022

Will the 2022 Global Disability Summit result in a more equal world?

Sightsavers' Hannah Loryman looks at some of the commitments pledged at the 2022 Global Disability Summit, and what more needs to be done.

Hannah Loryman, March 2022
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