Sunday , 6 May 2018

Kazi Ni Kazi: Likoni Ministry

This video provides an insight on work done by APDK our partner in Kenya.        

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CAN registers 67% growth in membership

CBR Africa Network (CAN) has registered a steady growth in her membership. According to the recent statistics, the number of new members joining the organisation has more than doubled from 600 members in 2017 to 1000 members in 2018, implying a 67% increment. The percentage growth does not only mean …

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Networks present better options in CBR implementation

Did you ever bother to know how much networks can play in addressing community needs especially for persons with disabilities? Over time, practice has shown that when development partners join hands in putting together resources rather than duplicate interventions, there is usually a great impact created in the community. CAN …

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Uganda’s compliance with international legal regimes is wanting, says study

The Government of Uganda still has a long way to go  in ensuring that her interventions towards inclusiveness meet both the national and international legal regimes, a study titled Disability Demands conducted by the Country’s National Umbrella Organization for Persons with Disabilities reveals.  According to the study, there are still  …

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Ratify the Protocol on disability, African governments told

The Africa Disability Alliance calls on African Governments to ratify the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa The Africa Disability Alliance (ADA), wish to congratulate the African Union (AU) Assembly of African Union Heads of States and …

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International Albinism Awareness Day 13 June 2018

People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide. Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically. The physical appearance of persons with albinism is often the object of erroneous beliefs and myths influenced by superstition, which foster their marginalization and social exclusion. This leads to various forms of stigma …

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“Disability and Inclusion in Africa: The Role of Assistive Technology”

Ensuring universal access to essential and affordable assistive technology will be crucial in the attainment of the development agenda for the  decades ahead, a report  by AfriNEAD, says. The further argues that overcoming impairments, eliminating barriers to enable persons with disabilities to actively participate and become productive members of society …

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Global Health and Disability

An online course on Global health and disability is set to commence later this month. Leaving no one behind: disability, health and well being in global development is a 3 week (maximum 4 hours per week) free online course from the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London …

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6th CBR Africa conference flyer

Down load the 6th CBR Africa Conference flyer here 

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AU Heads of States adopt the Protocol on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Following approval by the ACHPR in April 2016, the draft Protocol was submitted to the treaty-making process of the African Union (AU).  This process has now been concluded – the AU Heads of State has adopted the Protocol, which must now be ratified by countries before full domestication at country …

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