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Together with a global network of partners, CBM aims to promote inclusion and make comprehensive healthcare, education and rehabilitation services available and accessible to an estimated 500 million persons with disabilities in low and middle income countries.
- Lack of access to good quality health services
- Lack of access to good quality educational services
- Lack of opportunity to livelihood and economic empowerment
- Exclusion from participation in society due to environmental barriers
- Exclusion from participation in society due to attitudinal barriers
- Supporting persons with disabilities in the poorest areas of the world directly to access healthcare, education, training or livelihood support so that they can participate in society on an equal basis with others.
- Advocating for inclusion on a global scale, calling upon governments to implement the UN Convention in a sustainable way so that the social and political change it promises can be mobilised to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities.
- Advocating for the rights and needs of persons with disabilities as an integral part of Inclusive Emergency Response.
- CPRD - sets out a framework for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and development. The Convention provides the legal basis for the advocacy activities of CBM and its partners. Read about the CRPD here.
- MDGs - a global partnership promoting poverty reduction, education, maternal health, gender equality, and aiming at combating child mortality, AIDS and other diseases. Read about CBM and the MDGs here.