The needs of disabled people and their families must not be overlooked - and Sense International campaigns vigorously so that their voices are heard.
Some governments and agencies take the view that disabled children are too expensive to educate and they simply will not try. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities makes it clear that this position is unacceptable. Research is also improving our understanding of the significance and benefits of including deafblind people in society.
MDGsFind out what we are campaigning for post-2015 when the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire
Local campaigningDiscover more about our local campaigning in the countries we support
Campaigning in the UKLearn more about our work with the UK Government
Rubella and vaccinationTo prevent women who are pregnant from catching rubella from someone else the rubella virus needs to be eradicated from the country as a whole – and the only way to do this is by vaccination.
First published: Wednesday 19 June 2013
Last updated: Friday 11 September 2015