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Photo: A child in Tigray receives anti-trachoma medication as part of Light for the World's MDA effort. Credit: Aleksandra Pawloff

1.6 Billion People Threatened by Neglected Tropical Diseases

WHO presents report on successes and outlook until 2020
Photo: Boukari Pamtaba of ABAPE explains the situation of autistic children in the Burkinabé education system

Call for inclusive education for children with autism

Burkina Faso's ABAPE Centre marks World Autism Awareness Day - by Emmanuel Kansié
Logo of The Europe We Want - Against inequality at home and abroad. For a fairer world.

The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive

Light for the Worlds signs up to common appeal to European Leaders by NGOs and civil society
Photo: Discussing the findings of the #CostingEquity report with stakeholders and civil society leaders

Make disability inclusion a core criterion

Forming partnerships to advance investment in inclusive education
Girl with disability sits in classroom in Burkina Faso.

Inclusive education enrollment on the rise

Our 2016 figures show a marked increase in education programme enrollment
Her Body Her Rights: Drawing by a participant in a sex education workshop, Ethiopia

Knowledge is power

Most girls and women with disabilities are denied their right to sex education
Country Representative Elie Bagbila presents a microscope to Robert Sangaré of National University Hospital Yalgado Ouédraogo. Credit: Light for the World

Ophthalmic equipment for Burkina Faso's National University Hospital

New batch of medical equipment delivered - by Emmanuel Kansié
Photo of Colin Allen. Credit: Light for the World

"We have become disabled by community attitudes"

WFD President Colin Allen: Linguistic discrimination creates disability
Photo: Relief goods distribution near Juba. Credit: Bart Lont / Light for the World

Famine in South Sudan

Ensuring access to emergency relief for people with disabilities
Photo of Marieke Boersma

Her Body, Her Rights

Case study identifies major barriers to sexual health education for girls with intellectual disabilities