Press Releases

2019-01-23

*Disability Rights Activist Yetnebersh Nigussie available for interview*

People with disabilities make up 15% of the world’s population*, but despite being one in five...

2018-11-29

Her Abilities, the first global award honouring the achievements of women with disabilities, will announce its winners today to coincide with World Disability Day, Monday 3rd...

2018-06-05

Media Advisory by Light for the World

Powerful female spokespeople with disabilities from India and Cambodia available for interviews at the European...

2018-03-08
  • Yetnebersh Nigussie, blind herself, is awarded for the “global voice” she gives for the rights of people with disabilities
  • Previous recipients of prestigious...
2017-12-01

The Laureates of the 2017 Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’, will receive their prizes at tonight’s Award...

2017-10-24

Big Lottery Fund’s new international programme - the East Africa Disability Fund - awards £2.1 million of funding to six organisations in its first phase.

The funding...

2017-09-26

Yetnebersh Nigussie, a 35 year old lawyer from Ethiopia, receives prestigious award

  • She has dedicated her life to advocating for people with disabilities and gender...

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