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International Day of Persons with Disabilities


Disability inclusion is an essential condition to upholding human rights, sustainable development, and peace and security. Persons with disabilities are less likely to access health care, education, employment and to participate in the community. 

Did you know? 

  • Of the one billion population of persons with disabilities, 80% live in developing countries.
  • An estimated 46% of older people aged 60 years and over are people with disabilities.
  • One in every five women is likely to experience disability in her life, while one in every ten children is a child with a disability.
  • Persons with disabilities in the world are among the hardest hit by COVID-19.