Voicing concerns

According to a 2007 World Bank report on disability, India has some 40 to 80 million persons with disability.

Low literacy and widespread social stigma are making disabled people among the most excluded in the country. Children with disabilities are less likely to be in school, disabled adults are more likely to be unemployed, and families with a disabled member are often worse off than average. In the years to come, the number of disabled people in India is expected to rise sharply as age-related disabilities grow and traffic accidents increase.

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Collaboration, capacity building & information exchange are the key elements to strengthen policy development on Disability Inclusion

The European Disability Forum along with Sightsavers India organized a webinar on ‘Strengthening EU-India partnership on Disability Inclusion in the Attainment of SDGs

July 2021
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Leaving No One Behind

On 1st July 2021, Sightsavers’ Judo Champion, Priya from Hoshangabad was invited to be the key speaker during a webinar on Advocacy for the vaccination of the vulnerable communities in India.

July 2021
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Knowledge product building partnership project supported by the European Union

Knowledge product building partnership project supported by the European Union