OneSight is fulfilling the UN goal to accelerate eye health to achieve Sustainable Development Goals
The organisation argues that the Copyright Act is unconstitutional because it violates the human rights of blind people. The case will be heard on 21 September
The facility in Cape Town was about quarantining the most vulnerable — the homeless — rather than preventing Covid-19
When the literary world seems beyond reach, what options are there for those who struggle to read?
Without accurate data, maginalised groups risk being left behind – again.
Civil society bodies are meeting education officials to formulate an urgent response to the shortage of tools and teachers for the visually impaired.
Groundbreaking technology could revolutionise the future for the blind – but the exorbitant costs make it inaccessible.
A 13-year-old California boy is the youngest person ever to receive venture capital investment in the US, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
Half of South Africa’s 100 000 blind children could have been saved if they were treated earlier, shows a new report.
Last week the World Intellectual Property Organisation announced copyright exceptions on materials for visually impaired people.
The visually impaired are shackled by developed countries’ reluctance to change copyright laws.
Historically, only a tiny proportion of published books have made it into Braille. But technology now means no book is off limits, writes Peter White
Growing up in Iran, Fereshteh Khosroujerdy loved to sing. Everyone who heard her in the streets would hug her and tell her how beautiful it was.
<b>Niren Tolsi</b> meets a community of Zimbabweans who eke out a living on Johannesburg’s mean streets.
MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Peter Bradshaw reviews <i>Blindness</i>, a film by Fernando Merelles.
For the first time, blind South Africans have voted in secret, thanks to a new Braille ballot template.
Tapping down the rough track with metal sticks, blind Sudanese children negotiate a route between pools of muddy rainwater and zooming motorbikes.