WeThe15 aims to be the biggest ever human rights movement to end discrimination against persons with disabilities and transform the lives of the 1.2 billion people in the world with a disability – that’s 15% of the whole world.
The WeThe15 symbol represents a world where 15% are no longer marginalised.
The WeThe15 campaign aims to unite every community in the world to start a movement for change.
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- Persons with disabilities are 15% of our world. They are part of human diversity.
- WeThe15 aspires to be the biggest ever human rights movement to represent and transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities.
- WeThe15 will put disability right at the heart of the inclusion agenda, alongside ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation.
- Over the next decade, WeThe15 aims to end discrimination towards persons with disabilities and act as a global movement publicly campaigning for disability visibility, accessibility, and inclusion.
- WeThe15 brings together the biggest coalition ever of international organisations from the worlds of sport, human rights, policy, business, arts, and entertainment.
- The WeThe15 organisations will work with governments, businesses, and the public over the next decade to initiate change for the world’s largest marginalised group who make up 15% of the global population.
- Everyone can play a part in creating change.
WeThe15 will raise awareness, change attitudes and create more opportunities, as well as improve accessibility by:
- Putting persons with disabilities at the heart of the diversity and inclusion agenda.
- Implementing a range of activities over the next decade to drive social inclusion for persons with disabilities.
- Breaking down societal and systemic barriers that are preventing persons with disabilities from fulfilling their potential and being active members of society.
- Ensuring greater awareness, visibility, and representation of persons with disabilities.
The global movement will publicly campaign for disability visibility, inclusion and accessibility over the next decade.
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