Imagine what it would be like to live in a megacity if you had a disability.
- New York City
By 2050, it’s expected that 15% of all people who live in a city will have a disability. That’s nearly 1 billion people.
Find out how challenging it is to navigate New York City, Lagos and Mumbai when you have a disability.Visit the cities
Meet Rebecca, Olajumoke and Nidhi – three women living with disabilities, who show us how their daily lives are impacted by the inaccessibility in their cities.Meet the women
Description Narrator (00:00:00): Footage of a woman with her back to the camera. Using a cane, she walks through the streets of New York City, rides the escalator down to the subway, and waits for the train. A subway car passes by.
Description Narrator (00:00:00): Footage of a woman in a wheelchair with her back to the camera. She traverses a trash strewn dirt street of Lagos, pushes up a steep ramp, and approaches a busy road.
Description Narrator (00:00:00): Footage of a woman with her back to the camera, using her white cane to cross a busy street in Mumbai with the help of a stranger. Additional footage shows her alone, swinging her cane side-to-side along the ground.
Description Narrator (00:00:00): The screen is split into thirds, showing all three women with their backs to the camera on the streets of their respective cities.