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MDGs are largely failing to reach people with disabilities - 2007-07-12

Disability and development NGOs are demanding that international donors and UN member states use this, the MDG midway point, as an opportunity to refocus and to actively monitor and address the needs of the poorest people in society, which are people with disabilities.

Disability is invisible yet there are 650 million persons with disabilities in the world!
80% of persons with disabilities live in the poorest countries in the world.

82% of disabled people [...].


 
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