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Barriers faced by people with sight loss

We want to achieve a world where equal participation by blind and partially sighted people is the norm.

We are working to remove the barriers people with sight loss face and to help us do this it’s important to understand what the current barriers are, and which ones are the greatest. This understanding ensures our strategy is focused on priority areas – those most important to blind and partially sighted people – and our resources directed towards initiatives where we can maximise impact.

This report provides a list of the 12 greatest barriers blind and partially sighted people face, ranked in order of priority, and explores some differences between subgroups.