Societies must be more inclusive of persons with disabilities

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School for children with disabilities in Haiti. UN Photo/Logan Abassi

People with disabilities deserve to live in a more inclusive world.

That was the message from political officials and persons with disabilities alike, as the United Nations marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Thursday.

An estimated 1.3 billion people around the world live with some form of disability, many of whom face serious barriers to inclusion in key aspects of society.

Veronica Reeves has more.

Duration: 2’00″

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