International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The UN has marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December since 1992, to spread the word on disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities.

The day also aims to draw attention to the benefits to society of including persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic, and cultural life.

This year is the 29th year of celebration, the theme for 2023 is “United in action to rescue and achieve the SDGs for, with and by persons with disabilities“. The day marks the need for innovation and transformative solutions for inclusive development, covering three key themes:

*Innovations in disability inclusive employment development

*Innovation for disability inclusive development in reducing inequality

*Innovation for disability inclusive development

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