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Inaccessible Cities

  • New York City
  • Lagos
  • Mumbai
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Imagine what it would be like to live in a megacity if you had a disability.

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How would you navigate the city if you couldn’t walk, see signs or hear cars passing by?

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Mumbai video poster

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.

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What if that was you?

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Getting around

Find out how challenging it is to navigate New York City, Lagos and Mumbai when you have a disability.

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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.

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