The Farrer Theatre is purple today to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This UN initiative aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

2018 Theme: Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.

2017 Theme: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all” –>

This year’s theme focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.