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UN moves to eliminate violence against children & adolescents with disabilities in Asia-Pacific

Countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to accelerate efforts to promote the rights of, and eliminate violence against, children and adolescents with disabilities. The pledge came...
Persons with Disabilities Gets Support from Global Aid

Global Aid Goes to the aid of PWDs in Mamprobi

The Global Aid for Marginalized Ghana in partnership with Mamprobi Church of Christ has brought smiles to some persons living with disabilities in the...
MMDAs

GFD bare teeth at MMDAs for failing to disburse funds to Persons with Disabilities

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organization (GFD) has frowned against the slow pace in which the disbursement of the 3% District Assemblies Common Fund...
disabilities

Bolga: PWDs Take Business Management Training

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the Bolgatanta Municipality have been trained in financial management and money literacy to help them manage their businesses well. About...

Critical matters concerning PLWDs ignored

Students from the Cape Coast School for the Deaf have appealed to Parliament to advocate on issues concerning People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs), which...
Photo taken on Nov. 26, 2015 shows a truck loaded with sacks of agricultural produce along the muddy Sironko-Mbale road at Bugusege trading centre, eastern Uganda. As a country where over 80% of the population relies on agriculture, the Uganda government is prioritizing growth of infrastructure to economically viable areas to ease access to the markets. (Xinhua/Daniel Edyegu)

Stakeholders In Agriculture Discuss Agricultural Governance

The Northern Ghana Governance Activity (NGGA) project has brought together stakeholders in the Bawku area to form District Agricultural Sectorial Multi-Stakeholders Platform to help...
disabilities

More efforts urged for inclusion of persons with disabilities in Africa

Policymakers and experts attending an international meeting here on persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Tuesday called for more efforts to include PWDs in Africa's...

Shama District Assembly Channels Resources To Health Care

The Shama District Assembly has budgeted aboutGHC 86 million cedis for various development interventions under its 2018 to 2021 medium term development plan. The District...

VOICE Ghana gives support to PWDs on local level development

VOICE Ghana, a disability focused non-governmental organisations with support from STAR-Ghana is promoting “stronger voice” for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in local level development...

Transport and Guide Allowances for Workers with Disabilities Approved

The National Union of Workers with Disability has successfully secured transport and guide allowances for its members working in the public sector after months...
United Nation

INEC, Nigerian Political Parties Pay No Attention to UN Convention on PWDs

There is a need for National Population Census to help political parties and INEC know exactly how many PWDs are currently over the age...
disability

CLDA demands attention for students with learning disabilities

The Center for learning Disabilities Assessment (CLDA) is very surprise to hear from the minister of education that students held back during their high...
Ghana Amputee Football Association

Ghana Amputee Association Visit Victims Of Agbobloshie Clash

The leadership of the Ghana Amputee Football Association has visited the victims of the Agbobloshie clash at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. According to Rev Richard...
UNICEF

UNICEF deepens education aid for children with disabilities in Ghana

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday handed over essential assistive devices and basic screening materials worth 100,000 U.S. dollars to the Ghanaian...

Gov’t Committed To Protecting Persons With Disabilities

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has stated that government is committed to removing the legal barriers to protect...

Socio-Economic Activities Must Not Ignore The Physically Challenged

The Chief Director of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has urged managers of public and private institutions to budget for the...

People living with disabilities in Namibia face uphill task

One of the English dailies in Namibia carried Thursday the story about a 23-year-old man living with disability who says he cannot get a...
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Humanitarian actors in Africa adopt Charter on inclusion of persons with disabilities, older persons

The formal adoption took place at the fourth International Humanitarian Partnership Conference (HPC) hosted by the Inter Agency Working Group (IAWG) to East and...

PWD Are Relevant to Ghana’s Electoral Process – EC

She urged PWDs to endeavor to perform a variety of roles beyond exercising their franchise. Ms Nutakor, at a day’s seminar organised by Sharecare...
disability

Meeting discusses improving support services for disabled Africans

The two-day meeting hosted by Catalina Devandas-Aguilar, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities, discusses measures being taken by states and...

NCCE Educates PWDs On Electoral Processes

She, therefore, advised persons living with disability to conduct themselves well in the run up to the elections and thereafter, saying the law would...
UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC)

What Women and Girls with Disabilities Deserve is Empowerment

States too often fail to uphold their obligations with regard to women and girls with disabilities, treating them or allowing them to be treated...
PWDs

PWDs inclusion and participation guidelines unveiled

The aim is to promote full inclusion and effective participation of persons with disabilities in the society as well as empower organisations with such...
Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations

Government requested to enforce disability convention

The Federation said government, should in particular, implement Article 33 of the Convention that requires States Parties to designate one or more focal points...
PWDs

Sunyani West Assembly disburse GHC25,650.00 to PWDs

Madam Agnes Kusi, the District Chief Executive (DCE), said the amount was part of the two per cent disability fund from the District’s share...

PWDs encouraged to have self-belief

Mr. Kwabena Okyere Kusi, the New Juaben Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), said they should do more to become economically self-supporting. He...
US Embassy Accra

US Embassy refuse blind Ghanaians visas to attend a conference

“We express our utter shock, surprise and disappointment at the manner the US Embassy in Ghana has dealt with the Visual Impaired Applicants...
PWDs

Persons with Disabilities seek solutions to their problems

VOICE-Ghana, a budding disability rights group, based in Ho, said this in a statement, issued to the Ghana News Agency. The statement, signed by Francis...

CLED Joins Special Mothers Project To Enhance Advocacy

Mr Padmore Quansah, Founder and Executive Director of CLED said his organisation’s passion is to help children with learning disabilities to have access to...
disability

Over 98,000 living with disabilities in Namibia

The agency revealed the statistics on Tuesday in Windhoek during the launch of the first of its kind, Disability Report, which was based on...

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