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The Silent Thief of Sight

For the first time, Light for the World systematically tackles the eye disease glaucoma with a new multi-country programme.
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World Economic Forum: Yetnebersh Nigussie promotes Disability Inclusion

Yetnebersh Nigussie speaks about disability inclusion during the World Economic Forum from 22nd to 25th January.
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A communication gap

Our research "Communication Matters!" shows which obstacles persons with disabilities face in accessing public information and services in Cambodia.
Portrait DR. Kinda

Ophthalmologist to be

Albert Kinda studies at an University Hospital in Ouagadougou and will become ophthalmologist soon
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11 reasons why 2018 was a great year for inclusion

In 2018, we came 11 steps closer to our vision to create a world for all. Find out how.
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What inclusion really means

Disability Inclusion Advisor Zina Olshanska writes of her experience at the Family Planning Conference in Rwanda, and the story of a particular woman.
The Winners: Her Abilities Award

The Winners of the Her Abilities Award 2018

Find out about the winners of the Her Abilities Award, our initiative to honour women with disabilities.
Walakifina: mother and daughter

A view for a view

Every person watching the video in this article enables a little child like Walakifina to recover their eyesight.
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30 years of Light for the world

In the past 30 years we were able to transform millions of people’s lives. But, there is still a lot to be done.
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Burkina Faso: Implementing disability rights

5 Things to Know About the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Burkina Faso