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Nancy Maguire

Disability activist, social worker, advocate for children's rights.

Nancy is a disability rights activist from the UK. She was one of the first children with a disability to attend her school in the 1990s and began advocating for inclusion from a young age. At 19 years old she addressed the UN during the final drafting process of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and is now a member of UNICEF's Global Partnership on Children with Disabilities.

Nancy is a qualified social worker and has just completed a Masters in international development. She has lived and worked with young people in various parts of South East Asia and Southern Africa.

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