Tej Kohli: Poverty blindness is a double disenfranchisement for women

A corneal transplant patient and her sister at the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in Hyderabad (2019)
Poverty predisposes women to blindness and blindness exacerbates poverty. Pictured at home: A patient of the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in India (2018).

A cause and effect of poverty

A double disenfranchisement

A young girl cares for her mother after she has received treatment to alleviate visual impairment at the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in India (2018)

The impact of poverty blindness on families

Between 2016 and 2019 the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in India targeted gender equality whilst taking treatment interventions to directly into poor and underserved communities.

The impact of interventions

A female patient receives treatment at the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in India (2018)

A global solution to a global problem

A doctor and patient at the Tej Kohli Cornea Institute in India (2018)

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