International Day of People with Disabilities 2018
This year’s IDPD will mark the five-year anniversary of Put Us in the Picture, and we’ll be celebrating everything you’ve helped achieve since 2013!
Calling for an #EqualUN
Put Us in the Picture attends the Commission on the Status of Women in New York, to call for an #EqualUN and highlight the need for women and girls with disabilities to be included in development discussions.
Our programme participants feature in a new campaign film
Put Us in the Picture launches its new campaign video, featuring people with disabilities from around the world talking about the difference inclusion and exclusion make.
Great news from the UK government
The UK Department for International Development announces it will host a global disability summit in July 2018.
UK government commits to prioritising people with disabilities
The Secretary of State announces she will prioritise people with disabilities in the government’s international development work: a major win for the campaign.
Disability Framework makes progress
The UK government publishes its second Disability Framework, identifying the progress it has made towards including people with disabilities in international development.
Disability rights are included in the Global Goals
World leaders meet in New York to agree the Sustainable Development Goals (a set of global goals to combat extreme poverty and climate change) and for the very first time in development, people with disabilities are explicitly included!
Framing Perceptions launch
Framing Perceptions, a photo exhibition about people with disabilities living in India, is displayed in London and later in New York. The exhibition features photographs by award-winning Guardian photographer Graeme Robertson.
We take our petition to Number 10
Our 20,000-signature petition, calling on the UK government to make people with disabilities an international development priority, is delivered to parliament.
The UK commits to disability-inclusive development
The UK government publishes its first ever Disability Framework, setting the UK on an exciting, challenging and ambitious path towards disability inclusion in its work.
Put Us in the Picture launches!
The campaign aims to make sure people with disabilities aren’t left behind in the worldwide fight against poverty.