International Day of People with Disability

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

2018-12-03T11:42:59+00:00

About 1 billion people around the world live with a disability – that’s roughly 15 per cent of our global population. On December 3 each year we celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities. In 1981 the United Nations proclaimed this as a recognised day for the celebration of the achievements of people living with disabilities across the world. It is also a day upon which we promote awareness of the challenges faced by  over 1 billion people living with disabilities, and the role communities and societies play in accelerating the eradication of barriers to social inclusion, equity, participation and citizenship. [...]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018-12-03T11:42:59+00:00