Call on Governments to Commit to the Charter for Change

Call on Governments to Sign the Charter for Change

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Fifteen percent of the global population lives with a disability--that’s over 1 billion people around the world.

In the developing world, only 1 out of 10 children living with disability attend school, meaning 90% of children living with disabilities are not able to get the skills and start in life they need to build a secure economic future.

Ending extreme poverty means ensuring that governments--both donor countries and developing countries--around the world are committed to reducing the inequalities facing people living with disabilities, both visible and invisible. 

The Charter for Change is the legacy document of the 2018 Global Disability Summit, and commits its signatories to ten key principles of action around reducing inequality for people living with disabilities.

As of December 2018, only 46 countries are signatory to the Charter for Change. 

Lend your voice to the cause of leaving no one behind and sign Global Citizen’s petition calling on governments to commit to the action items in the Charter for Change.

In November 2018, Coty became a corporate signatory to the Charter for Change ahead of the Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival and the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.