Read the latest news and stories from CBM Australia’s work helping people with disabilities living in the world’s poorest places. 

After seven years of obstetric fistula, Halimat is finally free

Across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that more than 2 million women...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: Lucy’s Story

Around the world, parents are united through their unconditional love for their children and their willingness to go above...

Glenys Sigley reflects on 18 years as a CBM Ambassador

Glenys Sigley is CBM’s Eternal Giving Club Ambassador. The Club is part of our...

Disaster preparedness in the Pacific story series

The Pacific is hit with several disasters every year including cyclones, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis. These island nations...

AHP Disaster Ready helping people with disabilities in Fiji

CBM Australia, through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) Pacific Disaster READY program, is supporting several...

Disability and planning for disaster in the Solomon Islands: Jabis’s story

While these days he lives in the capital city,...

Disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction in the Solomon Islands: Ellena’s story

The word “tropical” often conjures images of sunny skies...

Moses finds the mental health support he needs

When the CBM-supported Comprehensive Community Mental Health Program (CCMHP) came to Moses Nigerian village, the results were life-changing.

Chief Harun – a father who moves from shame to mental health advocate

How CBM's Comprehensive Community Mental Health Program helped a...

Demesugh challenges the stigma around mental health

Nigerian man overcomes a psychosocial disability to become a local Self-Help Group secretary and...

Big changes in attitudes and approaches: mental health in Nigeria

200 million people living in Nigeria. Only 250 are...

A new life for two families in Nepal – the Pandit family

People with disabilities and their families living in poverty face many challenges just to...

A new life for two families in Nepal – the Majhi family

People with disabilities and their families living in poverty face many challenges just to...

CBM partners with women leaders to create movement of change for disability

If you’ve got evidence, it is the springboard for...

Funding cuts for people with disabilities sustained for third year in a row

The Federal Government has dealt another cruel blow to...

CBM calls for a permanent increase in global disability-inclusive development funding

CBM Australia is calling on the Australian Government to...

Australian leadership in disability inclusion at the 2022 Pacific Satellite Summit

New investment announced and a regional partnership scoping study...

International Women’s Day 2022: #BreakTheBias against disability

Over the past decade, much of the world moved...

Salma: a story of hope and transformation

It’s that time of the year again when we get to share stories of remarkable women as part of...

Khaleda fights for greater disability inclusion in Bangladesh

Women and girls with disabilities are among the most marginalised in the world. Women and...