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Creating a better world for our children – World Children’s Day 2019

World Children’s Day is celebrated annually across the globe...

United Nations launches the Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

On 12 November 2019 the United Nations launched the...

School students tackle mental health

As part of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health project, CBM partners have been working with secondary schools to raise awareness on mental health within...

Workshop: the importance of eye-health inclusion and equity

In the lead up to the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB)...

Catalysing change from the ground up: the HOW matters

At the Australian Council For International Development (ACFID) National Conference in 2019, CBM brought...

Lucy shines the light on our work in Nepal

Lucy Holmes, Christian radio host for Light FM, is shining the light on the Miracle of sight-saving surgery through...

Gershon promotes disability inclusive disaster risk reduction in his village

Gershon is a 40-year-old farmer who has always worked...

Social connectedness: Disabled Peoples Organisations bring people together in the Philippines

Julie Smith, CBM Australia Senior Advisor - Program Quality,...

Making sure people with disability don’t get left behind – when disaster strikes

In 2006, after several days of torrential rain, a...

Disability inclusion on the agenda at 2019 ACFID

NGO-members have passed an important resolution on disability inclusion at the 2019 Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Annual...

Karen Alexander, Disability Inclusion Advisor, joins ACFID National Conference panel

On the second day of the Australian Council For...

CBM attends ACFID National Conference

By Jane Edge, CBM Australia CEO. This week Australian international development and humanitarian agencies will come together at the...

What could you do with $2.82 a day?

Find out how much money you spend on a few luxuries each week by taking our quiz Quiz closed According to the United Nations, over 700...

Find out how much money you spend on a few luxuries each week by taking our quiz

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World Food Day

Global hunger and undernourishment are not new issues. Millions of people all over the world suffer from hunger and undernourishment on a daily basis. Caught in the poverty cycle, this...

Life with loss of vision: misconceptions and disabled compliments

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are...

How we can reduce the impact of disaster events on people with disabilities

Close to 200 million people globally are affected by...

World Mental Health Day 

This article contains sensitive and potentially triggering content. For anyone thinking about suicide, seek help immediately by talking to someone you trust or call...

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness – Trachoma Campaign

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB),...

Can time outdoors improve your eyesight and mental health?

According to the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), by the year...