International news

The latest news about our work around the world.

Our response to the news 50 of the world's poorest countries could be prevented from taking part in the Paralympics.

Gurston, a disabled boy from Kenya

Children love to ask, 'Why?' But how would you respond if a child were to ask, 'Why do people point at me in the street?'

Our global head of influencing, impact and learning reflects on the tenth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Leonard Cheshire Disability is to present to a United Nations audience the charity’s ideas on how more employment opportunities for disabled people can be created in the developing world.

The Leonard Cheshire Disability Research Centre is supporting the work of the United Nation’s Washington Group on Disability Statistics.

The World Bank and Leonard Cheshire Disability are joining forces to put persons with disabilities at the heart of social and economic development.

Global Campaign for Education and APPG Global Education for All publishes a report of its findings following a visit to Kenya in 2015, where huge strides are being made.

'Millions of disabled children in Africa and Asia do not go to school, cannot go to school. And desperately want to go to school.'

Dr Raymond Lang from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre blogs about DfID's revised disability framework.

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