Dreaming beyond the impossible: A story of disability rights activism in Uzbekistan

by Anvar Meliboev Public Information Officer, UN Information Office in Tashkent

The story of Jurabek Kakharov, a disability rights activist from Uzbekistan and UNICEF consultant on disability inclusion who works on disability inclusion, as part of the UN Joint Programme “Transformation of Social Service Delivery: Implementing Human Rights-Based Approach for Children, Youth and Women with Disabilities in Uzbekistan” funded by the UN Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Multi-Partner Trust Fund and implemented by UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA and OHCHR.

Caption: Jurabek Kakharov, a disability rights activist from Uzbekistan, works to promote inclusion and accessibility with UNICEF, through a joint UN Programme. Photo: © UN Uzbekistan/ Nigina Sodikova

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