It's 100 days until the world’s first global disability summit, hosted by the UK government’s Department for International Development.
A call for better gender representation and geographical spread in the United Nations disability committee has seen 17 women from six continents put forward for election in 2018.
Growing up with visual impairment in Ghana, Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame experienced discrimination during her education and early employment years.
The government of Ghana has nominated Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame for a place on the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Art students in Bhopal painted striking murals along the wall of a hospital to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
An evaluation of the EU-funded Connecting the Dots project run by Sightsavers in Uganda completed in August 2016.
This supplementary evidence review looks at the effects of interventions designed to improve employment prospects for adults with physical or sensory disabilities in low and middle income countries.
This inclusive project in Bangladesh successfully promoted social and employment inclusion for people with disabilities, and developed new guidelines.
Women with disabilities often face double, or rather triple, discrimination: for being disabled, for being women and for being poor.
Colleagues at Sightsavers have been working on a series of blogs around gender equity, particularly focusing on women with disabilities in development.