Monday, 27 May 2013

More Than 11 000 People Worldwide Say YES to Inclusion!

With its campaign SAY YES TO INCLUSION, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is mobilising public support for the inclusion of persons with disabilities into development programmes.

With a High Level Meeting on Disability and Development taking place at the United Nations in New York on the 23rd September 2013, this campaign wants to bring a fresh voice to the debate. It sets out to encourage political leaders to take long-term decisions ensuring that all development programmes are inclusive of and accessible to persons with disabilities.

Over 11 000 people from 51 countries have said YES until now, by sending a photo or video of themselves making the YES sign in their local sign language. Check out the gallery to see the YESs collected so far.

Have you said YES yet?
This is a unique opportunity to show you and/or your organisation’s support to a fight against poverty that actively includes those who are often the most vulnerable members of the community: Send a photo or video of yourself, your team, your family making the YES sign to Please also let us know where the photo was taken (town and country).

This campaign is an initiative of the End Exclusion – Let’s Enable the MDGs project, led by LIGHT FOR THE WORLD and funded by the European Union.

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Photo: Light for the World

Information provided by Jess Blijkers, Light for the World

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