Articles from the Kenya Writers’ Workshop

IMPROVING PHYSICAL ACCESSIBILITY FOR PEOPLE WITH MOBILITY DISABILITIES IN KABALE DISTRICT, UGANDA
By Twinamatsiko JoviaKabale District is a hilly area with steep terrain. Most people in this district live on the steep slopes of hills, although some live in valleys. ………….Click Here to download
POVERTY: A MAJOR CHALLENGE TO CBR WORKERS The case of Bwaise – an urban poor area in Uganda 
By Barbara BatesakiUrban poor areas are found nearly in all developing countries. Bwaise is an example of an urban poor area, located 4 Km north of Kampala City in Uganda…………… Click Here to download
PLAYING DOWN ABILITIES CAN BE DEMORALISING FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
By Onsongo MichealThe Convention on the Rights of the Child acknowledges that childhood is a unique period in the life of all persons and as such, children are entitled to special care and assistance. ………….. Click Here to download
Improving Reproductive Health Services for Women with Disabilities
By Alice NganwaUganda’s maternal mortality rate of 500/100,000 is the highest in East Africa. Steps have been taken to improve reproductive health (RH) services to make them more responsive to the needs of women in Uganda …………… Click Here to download
Practitioners knowledge and skills in the use of group dynamics in Community Based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes in Uganda
By Phoebe KatendeGroup dynamics is viewed from the perspective of the positive power that groups tend to acquire and influence their members over time. This process is gained through their formation and how successfully they handle internal struggles……………. Click Here to download
Taking Affirmative Action to stop Sexual Abuse of the Disabled girl child in Uganda
By WereThe status of reproductive health in Uganda is very poor. Reproductive health indicators place maternal mortality rate at 505 per 100,000 live births…………. Click Here to download
THE EFFECT OF DISABLED PEOPLE ON SOCIETAL RESPONSE
By Julius KamyaDisabled people are generally not active participants in socio-economic life due to limited opportunity to do so. Most awareness and advocacy campaigns to address this scenario have largely focused on public attitude change towards and about disability. ……………Click Here to download
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