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.
The legislation, approved on 10 January, will make it illegal to discriminate or exclude people on the basis of disability.
Our research shows that a lack of education and financial resources, social stigma and inaccessible physical infrastructure mean fewer people with disabilities are participating in politics in Africa.
A lot of people with disabilities grow up not knowing that they have the same right to education and employment as everyone else – we need to change this. My message to other people with disabilities is: We Can.
A survey of civil society organisations, co-edited by Sightsavers, is being published this week during the Sustainable Development Goals summit at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
It has become the latest country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty, which allows exceptions to standard copyright laws so books can be reproduced in braille and other accessible formats.