The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on 3 December was proclaimed in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. 

The theme this year is “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world“. 

Many brands have taken to desmonstrating their commitment to disability inclusion.

  • The Valuable 500 shared its campaign message
  • The BBC joined in with a range of disabled programming and talent.
  • Apple shared this emotive video showing how their products empower disabled people.

The momentum is building, progress is being made - do your part and share this article to help inform others.