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Houses of Parliament
July 18, 2024
Real change must promote a truly inclusive approach that Leaves No One Behind
With a significant shift in UK politics, we consider what must be prioritised in the coming months and years in international development
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A young woman sits smiling in her wheelchair
July 5, 2024
Unlocking the Everyday with Assistive Technology
2.5 billion people – that’s 1 in 3 of us – need some form of assistive technology (AT) such as wheelchairs, prostheses, hearing aids or digital support services
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Gill Godber and singer Moya Brennan
June 26, 2024
Gill Godber from Cambridge wins Volunteer of the Year Award
We are delighted to announce that Gill Godber from Cambridge has won the Volunteer of the Year Award by the Chartered Institute of Fundraising!
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David Bainbridge, seated, gives a statement at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
June 17, 2024
Climate Finance must include communities most impacted by climate change
At the Conference of States Parties (COSP), CBM Global joined with others to discuss the importance of disability inclusive climate finance.
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Maimunat, wearing white puts her arm around Victoria, who is wearing a cbm shirt.
May 23, 2024
23 May: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
All women have the right to good quality healthcare – especially during pregnancy and childbirth. Today (23rd May) on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, we’re celebrating the work of our partners in Nigeria who are working to #EndFistula.
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April 17, 2024
From talk to transformation: New report explores shifting power towards global justice
When global conflict, debt and climate crises are intensifying and disproportionately affecting our most marginalised communities, including the 1.3 billion persons with disabilities, how can an inclusive, just and climate-resilient world be realised?
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April 4, 2024
CBM UK’s response to important new Parliamentary report on disability inclusion
Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC) has today (4th April) released its report putting the spotlight on disability inclusion approaches by the UK within its delivery of international development strategies and programmes.
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December 7, 2023
Trustee Simon Waithaka visits Cambridge office
Simon Waithaka joined CBM UK’s Board of Trustees in 2021 bringing a wealth of microfinance and humanitarian experience. This autumn he made his first trip to the UK and we were able to catch up with him.
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December 5, 2023
Broadcaster Gyles Brandreth supports our Christmas Miracles appeal
We’re proud to have broadcaster and author Gyles Brandreth support our sight-saving Christmas Miracles appeal this year.
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December 3, 2023
International Day of People with Disabilities – Celebrating their Voices
Today, 3 December, is International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPD) – a time to celebrate and elevate the voices of people with disabilities within our global community.
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November 27, 2023
Big Give Christmas Challenge 2023: your sight-saving gift DOUBLED!
On 30th November, thanks to your amazing support, we exceeded our Big Give Christmas Challenge target of £66,000! Your support is helping us to deliver sight-saving treatments to hundreds of children living needlessly blind – thank you!
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November 23, 2023
CBM UK Hosts Parliamentary Event with The Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell
CBM UK hosted an event in Parliament earlier this week considering, “Building resilient futures to leave no-one behind: harnessing UK leadership in disability inclusive development”.
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November 7, 2023
Girls in school: five years of disability inclusive education in Zimbabwe
Over the past five years, the Supporting Adolescent Girls’ Education (SAGE) has supported 13,460 girls in Zimbabwe to go to school.
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