Sightsavers' Hannah Loryman looks at some of the commitments pledged at the 2022 Global Disability Summit, and what more needs to be done.
The petition, part of Sightsavers' Equal World campaign, calls for governments and global organisations to attend the summit and commit to disability inclusion.
Sightsavers' Tichafara Chisaka explains how the upcoming summit presents an opportunity to step up our efforts and make progress on disability inclusion.
Our country office teams in Pakistan and Kenya spoke to the organisations of people with disabilities they work with about their hopes for the upcoming Global Disability Summit.
Cameroon has become the second African country to begin to ratify the African Disability Protocol, which addresses unique issues that affect people with disabilities in African countries.
In Rajasthan in northern India, an initiative run by people with disabilities is providing fresh food for the community at low prices.
Sightsavers worked with the Kenyan government and partners to create the country’s first inclusive data action plan, which will help collect high-quality data about people with disabilities and the barriers they face.
Sightsavers won the innovation award for its accessibility standards and audit toolkit, which helps improve healthcare facilities for people with disabilities.
The Equal World petition calls on global decision-makers to attend the Global Disability Summit and make ambitious inclusion commitments.
The signing and passing into law of a new social decree that protects the rights of people with disabilities was years in the making. But how did we get to this historic moment?