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Assembly Disburses various items to PWDs

To improve the wellbeing of Persons with Disability (PWDs), the Government has shifted from cash support to the provision of income-generating items to make...
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GFDO Demands a National Monitoring Team for PWDs Fund

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFDO) has called for the establishment of a national monitoring team to monitor the use of the common...
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Federation of PWDs Demands the Creation of National Monitoring Team

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFDO) has called for the establishment of a national monitoring team for the usage of Persons with Disability...
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PWDs Commend TEERE for Ensuring Accountability in Disability Fund Management

Persons With Disability (PWDs) in the Upper East Region have lauded TEERE, a Non Government Organisation (NGO) for promoting and strengthening transparency and accountability...
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We Will Marry Ourselves – PWDs Warns

A Member of the Ghana Disability Movement, Mr Elvis Alipui, on Friday urged Persons with Disability (PWDs) to accept marriage proposals among themselves since...
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Pressure on government to review Ghana’s Disability Law

Government is being accused of relegating the concerns of Persons with disability to the back-burner following its failure to give attention to several calls...
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MTN empowers students With Disability to become ICT Gurus

MTN Foundation in collaboration with Soronko Academy, an ICT training school has taken a giant step by empowering 40 students of Tetteh Ocloo School...

Gender ministry launch program to eradicate streetism

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has launched a programme to eradicate streetism and ensure that every citizen has quality access to...
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Ghana’s Disability Laws Must Work – PWDs

Persons with Disability (PWDs) living in Bawku and its environs have called on Parliament to speed up the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI)...

PWDS request for more interpreters on TV and hospitals

Persons with Disability (PWDS) in the Western Region have requested that more interpreters were made available particularly on Television stations and health care facilities...
Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations

Give The Physically Challenged Roles In Government

The Ghana Society of Physically Disabled (GSPD) has appealed to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to appoint persons with disability, who have the...

NCCE urges persons with disability to vote

It has been organizing education forums to assist them to have better understanding of the electoral laws and to take them through the voting...

Adansi-South District Assembly Donates To People With Disability

It was to assist among other things, to help them to pay for their education and start their own businesses to become economically self-dependent....

GFD Calls Cries Foul Over Misapplication Of Funds

Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) is calling on the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), to as a matter of urgency...

Tarkwa: Municipal Assembly Gives Financial Aid To Disability Persons

The Municipal Chief Executive, Mrs. Christina Kobinah, who presented the money, said the government had been consistent with the disbursement of the two per...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection

Ghana’s disability friendly campaign launched

Nana Oye Lithur, the Gender Minister who launched the campaign explained that the PWD Act passed 10 years ago, which seeks to protect and...

PWDs in Tarkwa-Nsuaem receive their funds

The money was the first quarter of this year’s District Assemblies Common Fund allocation to the PWDs to improve their standards of living. Mrs Christina...

Government Urged To Speed Up Review Of Disability Act

The Federation said the Act, which came into effect in 2006, preceded the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (PWDs) which...

Over 6,000 Prison Inmates Enrolled Onto NHIS

The initiative, which is a collaboration between the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) and the Ghana...
Ghana Federation of the Disabled

Employment policy for PWDs is needed

Mr Yaw Ofori Debrah, President of the Ghana Federation for the Disabled (GFD) has called on government to roll-out a disability employment policy to...
Osu Mantse Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona in a hand shake with NDPC boss Dr Nii Moi Thompson

Chiefs ought to be involved in the execution of the NDP – Osu Mantse

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Paramount Chief of Osu, has called on the National Development Planning Commission to give the National House of Chiefs...
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Ghana must become a resource processing hub – MP

He said over the years the country had been dependent on revenues from its export base and this has not helped the economy hence,...

Ghana mainstreamed issues with PWDs into National Social Protection Strategy

?Ghana has mainstreamed issues with Persons with Disability (PWDs) into the National Social Protection Strategy and Poverty Reduction Interventions to enable them to develop...

Aviation industry are unfriendly to PWDs

By Mohammed Suleman The aviation industry in the country is being accused of discrimination against Persons With Disability(PWDs) contrary to provisions in ...

National day for persons with disability falls on June 23

The National Council on Persons with Disability (NCPD) and the Ghana Federation for the Disabled would on June 23 commemorate the national day for...

First Lady Advocates For Equal Treatment Of Persons With Disability

The First Lady, Lordina Mahama has made a strong case for Persons with disability to be factored in every business set up. She said...

NCCE reiterate calls to vote for PWDs in upcoming elections

The National Commission for Civic Education has called for massive support for Persons with Disability (PWDs) and female candidates in the District Assembly elections...

PWDs campaigns for members in up coming D/A elections

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has appealed to the electorates to vote massively for Persons With Disability (PWDs) contesting the upcoming district...

PWDs want the Disability Act reviewed

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has reminded the government to honour its promise of revising the Disability Act in line with international...

PWDs call for a rehabilitation centre

Persons with Disability (PwDs) in the Wa East District have appealed to the Government and non-governmental organisations to establish a rehabilitation centre to train...