It is a fact that without an education girls are at risk. One key barrier, which is often overlooked, when it comes to accessing an education is poor vision. Without healthy vision millions of girls around the world have their opportunities to learn taken away – when a simple pair of glasses is often the solution.
By: Daveena Brain, Executive Director, Our Children's Vision
Vision loss and eye disease in children can have a severe impact on education and development. For example, it is estimated that at least one third of the world’s 72 million children who are not in school, have a disability (including those with a vision impairment).2 This is not ok.
By: Sumrana Yasmin, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Regional Director, South East Asia & Eastern Mediterranean