International news

The latest news about our work around the world.

Kuta smiling in her classroom with her classmates in the background

Today is the ‘International Day of the Girl Child’ – a day to recognise girls’ rights and the challenges that girls face around the world.

Kuta smiling in her classroom with her classmates in the background

On International Day of the Girl Child, our international director looks at how we can empower disabled girls around the world.

Kuta smiling in her classroom with her classmates in the background

Young Voices campaigner Josephine Namiriru from Uganda writes about her own experiences growing up as a girl with a disability.

Schoolgirl at desk

We are delighted to be launching a new three-year inclusive education project in Zambia, funded by Comic Relief.

At this seminar, Mitchell Loeb and Dr Jennifer Madans from the US National Centre for Health Statistics will discuss the disability data needed to measure progress towards the new Sustainable Development Goals.

Disabled people holding up the names of issues they care about

Our Young Voices campaigners in Guyana are proud their country has ratified the UNCRPD.

This musical video about our inclusive education project in Bangladesh follows two children on their way to school.

Happy child using a wheelchair
Shanthi in her tailoring shop

Our international director reflects on five years of our programme supporting people with disabilties into work.

Young Voices campaigners with their arms raised

To mark International Youth Day, we asked our Young Voices campaigners to tell us what their hopes and dreams are for young disabled people around the world.

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