In collaboration with the UN in India, Rising Flame hosted the western region multi-stakeholder consultation on ‘Mainstreaming Disability inclusion in Implementation of the SDGs’. The consultation with participants from across the western region of the country (5 states) was held on February 4, 2022, online.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets out a vision for sustainable development grounded in international human rights standards, putting equality and non-discrimination at the centre of its efforts and encompassing not only economic and social rights but also civil, political, and cultural rights, and the right to development.
Through the Western Region Multi-Stakeholder consultation we gathered recommendations from people with disabilities and relevant stake holders like academicians, activists, UN agencies etc, to create a forward-looking recommendations that hold the government accountable and ensures that we #LeaveNoOneBehind. The findings from the consultation, the recommendations and a 10-point advocacy charter were created and shared with the UN in India to incorporate into the larger report being created from across the country as part of the Voluntary National Reporting for India.
Findings and recommendations were shared under 4 broad SDGs: Goal 3: Good health and well-being, Goal 4: Quality education, Goal 5: Gender Equality and Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth.