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Research sleuths: how we investigate blips in our NTD elimination projects

How do we react when outcomes aren’t what we expect? The mystery of Cameroon’s Western Region sheds light on the process. 

Sarah Bartlett, April 2016
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Health heroes: the women working to eliminate NTDs

What do Evodia, Abena and Mariama all have in common? They’re three of the millions of women in the fight against infectious diseases of poverty.

Helen Hamilton, March 2016
A 45-year-old lady is standing on crutches. She is wearing bright red clothes and a boy is asleep on a bed behind her.

Disrupting the patriarchy through disability rights

Women with disabilities often face double, or rather triple, discrimination: for being disabled, for being women and for being poor.

Munazza Gillani, March 2016

Violence against women with disabilities

Colleagues at Sightsavers have been working on a series of blogs around gender equity, particularly focusing on women with disabilities in development.

Sightsavers, March 2016

Rights during disasters: what about women with disabilities?

I’d like to draw attention to the rights of women during disasters.

Fred Smith, March 2016
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Women with disabilities: a call for better representation

Women and girls with disabilities belong to two vulnerable groups, so they potentially face double discrimination.

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On gender and disability

To mark the 60th Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations, Sightsavers presents a series of blogs on gender and disability.

Tracy Vaughan-Gough, March 2016
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WASH and NTDs finally make it official

The World Health Organization has committed to support collaboration between WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and NTDs (neglected tropical diseases).

Sarah Bartlett, October 2015
An illuminated sign that reads 'End inequality' is held up amid the darkness at the Light the Way event in London.

Global goals: the most important thing in the world?

This September, world leaders are meeting in New York at the UN General Assembly to set global goals for the next 15 years.

Sightsavers, September 2015
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How a radio drama in Malawi is raising awareness of albinism

Radio was chosen to educate teachers, children and local communities as it is more readily accessible, reaching even remote, rural areas.

Guest Blogger, January 2015
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