Sightsavers and Sense International supported 14-year-old Hellen and her family from Masindi, Uganda, by helping them communicate with each other and support themselves financially.
Alice Nabbanja from Sense International explains how the organisation has been working with Sightsavers in Uganda supporting young people with deafblindness and complex disabilities.
Sightsavers' Andrea Pregel talks through the highlights of a Twitter chat around disability and COVID-19.
The committee, which monitors implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, currently has six women and twelve men.
On International Women’s Day 2020, Sightsavers' Asma Rashida highlights the additional prejudices women with disabilities face, and the important work of the Right to Health project.
Shamima, who is hearing and speech impaired, has developed a unique way to communicate with her close family.
Rasak Adekoya shares his career story, tells us about his role helping people with disabilities secure good jobs, and what it’s like leading a film shoot as a blind person.
Sightsavers has been awarded Disability Confident Employer Level 3 accreditation for its work promoting disability inclusion in the workplace.
Abdul is one of many children who has benefited from the Education for All project that aims to give all children with disabilities access to a better quality education.
The legislation, approved on 10 January, will make it illegal to discriminate or exclude people on the basis of disability.