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Mariana Rudge.

How inclusive education can create a more equal and sustainable future

As learners with disabilities are disproportionately affected by global crises such as climate change, we're urging governments to build more resilient education systems for everyone.

Mariana Rudge, September 2023
Hannah Dawson.

A leap in the right direction: takeaways from the Women Deliver conference

The event served as a platform for myself and other Sightsavers colleagues to engage in discussions about how to dismantle barriers and tackle the obstacles impeding progress around women’s rights.

Hannah Dawson, September 2023
Tichafara Chisaka.

Inclusive data and Sightsavers: an ongoing journey

Five years since the creation of the Inclusive Data Charter, we’re updating our goals and commitments on inclusive data. So what are our key learnings?

Tichafara Chisaka, July 2023
An eye health worker looks at images on a laptop during a trachoma training session.

A good problem: why new training methods are needed to eliminate trachoma

As even more countries get closer to eliminating trachoma, a new challenge is emerging: how to keep the health workforce well-trained on identifying signs of the disease.

Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame.

First anger, then action: why you should sign the Feminist Accessibility Protocol

In my years as a disability advocate, I’ve learned that getting angry needs to be accompanied by getting active. We wanted to advise organisations on how to do better to include women and girls with disabilities.

A lab scientist in Nigeria examines samples under a microscope.

How our research could help more than 50 million women

Sightsavers researchers are working to understand how we can care for women with female genital schistosomiasis, a devastating disease that affects millions of women in Africa.

Omosefe Osinoiki, June 2023
Joseph Mensah

Social behaviour change: a game-changer to reduce stigma

Sightsavers’ Joseph Mensah shares four key learnings from a SBC programme in Ghana that aims to reduce stigma around disability, and how they'll inform our future SBC work.

Joseph Mensah, June 2023
Cathy Stephen

Inclusive, accessible social behaviour change: what it is and how to do it

Sightsavers’ Cathy Stephen shares what we've learned from embedding inclusive, accessible social behaviour change processes in some of our recent projects in East and West Africa.

Cathy Stephen, June 2023
Peter Kwasi.

“In Ghana, the work we began on disability inclusion will continue”

Sightsavers’ Peter Anomah-Kordieh Kwasi shares successes and what we learned from the Ghana Somubi Dwumadie participation project, which Sightsavers supported as a partner to improve the lives of people with disabilities.

Peter Kwasi, June 2023
Diane Kingston

How we’re championing mental health and human rights in Ghana

Through Ghana Somubi Dwumadie, Sightsavers’ Diane Kingston delivered training that will help protect and promote effective mental health provision and human rights in Ghana.

Diane Kingston, June 2023