India’s disability inclusive livelihood farming project receives global recognition
Message by India’s T20 Blind Cricket Team on celebrating CBM India’s winning combination of cricket and inclusion.
International Deaf Film Festival, supported by CBM, showcases films on human relations amongst the deaf, hard of hearing and hearing
Parliament recently passed the much awaited Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill which is expected to usher a new era for millions
Disability Stakeholder Group, including CBM, was able to assert the need for inclusive DRR at the recently concluded AMCDRR 2016
Disability stakeholder group, including CBM, will bring focus on inclusion at the 7th AMCDRR Conference
The call to action for WSD 2016 focuses on partnerships & friendships, celebrating the spirit of Stronger Together for Universal Eye Health
India’s new National Education Policy is being drafted and CBM has joined hands with Praxis to input this draft
CBM India has developed comics to spur understanding and conversations on disability
This short animation film explains the basic but often overlooked linkage between poverty and disability.
Children with disabilities must be able to access their right to education through inclusive education, here is an animation film
Accessibility received a lively and intense focus recently through an online discussion around the topic of Making India Accessible for All
Accessibility is a must for a society where ‘everyone’ has the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of life
CBM is equipping selected schools with computers, handheld tablet devices and accessibility software to empower children with disabilities
Press Release - Governor of Meghalaya V Shanmuganathan today inaugurated an accessible computer lab in Ri-Bhoi District, Meghalaya.
Though there has been an increase in awareness of the right to education for children with disabilities, there are several gaps to fill
CBM India is one of the 18 organisations and institutions enlisted as ‘Access Auditors under Accessible India Campaign’
CBM India is supporting the international mapping campaign MapMyDay to raise awareness for accessibility.
There is a strong linkage between disability and HIV/AIDS, a CBM India supported exploratory study highlights this
People with disabilities are among some of the worst affected groups when disasters and calamities strike
Lack of an accessible urban transport system is a major hurdle in the way of full and equal participation for all
CBM’s first Regional Representative in South Asia Mr. P. G. Michael passes away leaving behind a rich legacy of work.
We can turn around the high levels of unemployment among people with disabilities through skill development and training opportunities
Include Vidya Campaign celebrates progress on inclusion in West Bengal schools
CBM India is proud to be part of Swarnalakshmi's journey to UN, where she called for a focus on inclusion
Two students from CBM India supported Anbagam have won medals at Special Olympics World Games
In a big win for the disability sector, the final ‘Post 2015 Agenda’ adopted by UN member states places persons with disabilities at the centre
CBM India deeply mourns the death of former President of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
CBM India and PHFI undertook a study to ascertain the barriers to employment and employability for persons with disability
We want every child with a disability to be in school, learning and playing with their friends. Work with us to help this happen
Disabled Persons Organisations brought positive change in the lives of persons with disabilities and people around them in Ajmer District
On 12 February, 2015, The directory onassistive devices and technology was released in Delhi
On 3 December 2014 CBM India member was awarded the National Role Model Award by the President of India
CBM has made contact with all partners in the path of Cyclone Hudhud, ensuring that people with disabilities are not forgotten
Staying in the darkness is a frightening experience for most of us, but everything is dark for more than 18 million Indians.
Vision 2020: The Right to Sight – India organised its 10th Annual conference on Advancement in Comprehensive Eye care in July 5 and 6, 2014.
Recently, CBM received a helping hand from the Cognizant Foundation
CBM India’s organic farming initiative
CBM India congratulates Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) on undertaking 7,000 sight restoring surgeries for the poor.
The office of chief electoral officer (CEO) is focusing on making all polling booths in city accessible to voters with disabilities
The international development committee sought to understand the issues affecting people with disability
5 million people in India are hearing impaired. 50% of hearing impairments are preventable.
As per the 2011 census India is home for 5 million persons with hearing impairment.
On February 20 - 21, 2014 CBM organised a workshop on community based rehabilitation (CBR) for Government officials of Maharashtra in Pune.
CBM in partnership with Barrier Break and other stakeholders, organized one of the most awaited Assistive Technologies Event, Techshare 2014
CBM India in collaboration with UNSE organized a national consultation on inclusion of persons with disabilities in development processes
CBM, in partnership with UNSE formed an action group with special focus on children, young girls, adolescents and women.
On 9th & 10th of December 2013, CBM India organised a two day workshop on Internal Learning and Monitoring System (ILMS) in Bangalore.
On 15th November 2013, CBM India is pleased to announce the release of ‘Guidelines for Comprehensive Management of Low Vision in India’
Government of India approved the National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility
In 2013 World Mental Health Day (10 October) highlights mental health care in older adults - CBM recognises this day by focusing on our work in Nigeria
In 2013 Deaf Awareness Week is celebrated from 23 to 28 September and has global theme 'Equality for Deaf People'
CBM India organised the consultation on 29 July 2013 to discuss practical implementation framework for National CBR Programme for India
CBM India along with other stakeholders proposed a national CBR strategy for people with disability
CBM joins in this global day of recognition - the WHO estimate that more than 360 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss
Third Indian deaf expo 2012 provided a platform to showcase modern technologies that support people with hearing impairment
In November 2012 CBM and partners attended the first Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) World Congress, which was held in Agra, India
In May/June 2011 CBM helped run a five-day workshop in India on ‘Managing Disability Inclusive Humanitarian Response’
CBM partner SMCSI Medical College establishes women’s SHG's for treatment, rehabilitation and empowerment for people with disability
In recognition of the EHA's work in Udalguri, the government has conferred the Chief ministers award for best social action for 2009