International news

The latest news about our work around the world.

Our international Young Voices alumni hosted a Twitter chat over the weekend to coincide with International Women's Day.

Ashwini Angadi, a visually-impaired young woman from a rural community in India, overcame discrimination to gain an education.

Kuta smiling in her classroom with her classmates in the background

Today is the launch of Action 2015, a global campaign about climate change, poverty and inequality.

Disability and the Politics of International Development by Dr Raymond Lang of the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre at University College London.

Leonard Cheshire Disability and Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) recently held a learning workshop in inclusive education in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Seminar about beggars with disabilities from Professor Nora Groce, director of the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, based on fieldwork carried out in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Our chief executive spoke at the United Nations about our work supporting disabled around the world into employment.

Men in the street on motorised bikes

We have been awarded a three-year grant by the European Union to support young disabled people in Uganda to earn a sustainable livelihood and overcome poverty.

Leonard Cheshire Disability is one of over 270 civil society organisations signing up to a joint statement to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon.


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