Up to 20% of women and 150 million children around the world are estimated to live with a disability, making people with disabilities the largest minority in the world.

Amberle Brown

Disability-Inclusion in Maternal/Child Health

Wheelchairs and braille aren’t generally images associated with maternal child health. But up to 20% of women and 150 million children around the world are estimated to live with a disability, making people with disabilities the largest minority in the world (CBM, n.d.; United Nations, 2006; UNICEF, 2013). These mothers and children with disabilities deserve […]

Clima de Cambio: Un día histórico

El 11 de Diciembre del 2015, concluyó una de las reuniones climáticas más importante de la humanidad. Fueron horas de debates, de negociaciones hasta el amanecer, de discusiones que tenían un solo fin: lograr un acuerdo vinculante en París, que permita un camino de baja emisiones hacia el desarrollo sustentable. Un pacto que permitirá que […]

Demanding rights in the sustainable development agenda

In September 2015, world leaders convened at the United Nations for a landmark summit to adopt the 2030 Agenda, a robust set of 17 goals and 169 targets to achieve sustainable development over the next 15 years. If fully implemented, the 2030 Agenda promises to end hunger, improve health, strengthen education systems, safeguard the environment, […]