Press Releases

26.09.2017

Yetnebersh Nigussie, a 35 year old lawyer from Ethiopia, receives prestigious award

  • She has dedicated her life to advocating for people with disabilities and gender...
27.04.2017

A group of more than 40 international and national NGOs are today launching a ‘Call to Action on investing in disability-inclusive education’.

The joint call highlights...

17.10.2016
  • Disability rights and development organisations launch new research report, #CostingEquity
  • They call on governments & donors to urgently prioritise...
07.06.2016

At a high-level discussion hosted by Lord Low of Dalston on Monday 6th June in the River Room at the House of Lords, international experts, activists from the field of global...

12.05.2016

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD alerts: children with disabilities who are excluded from education are confined to a future of poverty and isolation. In order to break the cycle of poverty...

12.05.2016

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD calls for including persons with disabilities in South Sudan in humanitarian response efforts. The disability and development organization enables access to...

12.05.2016

In 2015, the disability and development organisation LIGHT FOR THE WORLD successfully con-tinued its fight against trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness....

12.05.2016

Last year LIGHT FOR THE WORLD carried out 53,100 sight-saving cataract surgeries and reached a total of 1.2 million people in developing countries. For many years, LIGHT FOR...

12.05.2016

At a time when people with disabilities were completely excluded from education and society in Cambodia, Phalla Neang became the country’s very first Braille teacher. Today she...

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