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Uncategorised > International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), 3 December 2021

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today, the world population is over 7 billion people and more than one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability; 80 per cent live in developing countries. The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992 by United Nations General Assembly resolution . It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.