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The paper registers used to collect data on disability.

Disability disaggregation of data: report

A report on the initial steps undertaken to include disaggregation of data by disability in two projects in Tanzania and India.

A photo from the Sightsavers Framing Perceptions exhibition by Graeme Robertson, showing a smiling man standing at the doorway of a home in India.

Sightsavers to host photography exhibition at London’s Oxo Tower

Sightsavers is hosting a photo exhibition at the Oxo Tower in London showcasing portraits showing the impact of inclusion and exclusion in Uganda and India.

December 2014
A teacher writing on a blackboard in front of a group of children.

Bill passed to enshrine 0.7% aid target in law

This afternoon the bill to enshrine in law the UK government's 0.7% Gross National Income target for our international aid budget, passed its third reading.

December 2014
Gaz Coombes in a photo frame

Celebrities put themselves in the picture to support Sightsavers’ campaign

Paralympic Kelly Gallagher and Gaz Coombes from Supergrass have been photographed by Rankin to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities today.

December 2014
A girl having her eyes checked

Sightsavers hails publication of DFID’s disability framework

Responding to DFID’s Disability Framework, Sightsavers’ Dominic Haslam said that it will make programmes accessible to people with disabilities.

December 2014
A woman in New Delhi, India, laughs as she stands on the street in front of a truck.

Put Us in the Picture campaign marks its first anniversary

Wednesday 3 December 2014 marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and a year since Sightsavers launched its Put Us in the Picture campaign.

December 2014
A young man smiling, holding a pair of crutches.

A vision of disability-inclusive development

Sightsavers has been involved in thinking about what replaces the Millennium Development Goals when they expire next year.

Dominic Haslam, December 2014
A group of ladies post-eye surgery

Campaign celebrates success as UK government sets out vision for disability-inclusive development

Our Put Us in the Picture campaign is celebrating the publication of the UK government’s Disability Framework, which could transform the lives of people living with disabilities.

December 2014
Bhagirath runs a provision shop.

Bhagirath’s story

Bhagirath lost his leg in an accident at work at the age of 26. He now campaigns tirelessly to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities.

Dallu sits alone all day.

Dallu’s story

Dallu lost her sight after contracting smallpox aged seven. Now aged 28, she sits alone all day, excluded from society. But you can help her find her voice.

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