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We’re people with disabilities. We’re 15% of the world.

People with disabilities are 15% of our world.

WeThe15 is sport’s biggest ever human rights movement to end discrimination. We aim to transform the lives of the world’s 1.2 billion persons with disabilities who represent 15% of the global population.

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WeThe15 will campaign to break down barriers

Launching at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, WeThe15 plans to initiate change over the next decade by bringing together the biggest coalition ever of international organisations from the world of sport, human rights, policy, communications, business, arts and entertainment.

At a time when diversity and inclusion are hot topics, the 15% who have a disability want effective change to remove the inequality and inactivity. Like race, gender and sexual orientation, we want to have a movement all persons with disabilities can rally behind. A global movement that is publicly campaigning for disability visibility, inclusion and accessibility.

WeThe15 will shine a light on 15% of the world’s population. It will build greater knowledge of the barriers and discrimination persons with disabilities face on a daily basis at all levels of society. By doing so we will break down these barriers so all persons with disabilities can fulfil their potential and be active and visible members of an inclusive society.

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Founding Organisations

International Paralympic Committee Logo
International Disability Alliance Logo
ATscale Logo
C-Talent Logo
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf Logo
The European Commision Logo
Global Alliance of Assistive Technology Organizations Logo
Global Citizen Logo
Global Disability Innovation Hub Logo
Global Goals Advisory Logo
International Disability and Development Consortium Logo
Invictus Games Foundation Logo
Special Olympics Logo
UN SDG Action Campaign Logo
The Valueable 500 Logo
UN Human Rights Logo
UN Alliance of Civilisations Logo
Zero Project Logo