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African countries struggling to achieve disability inclusion in SDGs

He said persons with disabilities are mostly left out during the implementation of some of the goals among the SDGs By Arthur Sikopo African governments have been blamed for the current slow inclusion of persons with disability in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While presenting a paper on “SDGs and …

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Call to Participate and Disseminaten GloSYS Africa Project

Global Young Academy<https://globalyoungacademy.net> (GYA) recently launched the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) Africa survey. The GloSYS project investigates the context in which early-career researchers today work, and the challenges and  motivations that shape their career trajectories. For easy access, the study is linked here in English<https://glosys.typeform.com/to/Cup20s> and in French<https://glosys.typeform.com/to/OU68Eg>. Any …

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Weak policies inhibiting PWD’s political participation

“there is no information to us to make sound policies that respond to the needs of the people in general and persons with disabilities because we have not invested in research.” By Lillian Banda Lack of quality data on disability issues has hindered progress with regard to developing policies that …

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CBR for Inclusive Education; Cameroon Making Strides

Children with disabilities in Cameroon as in other Low and Medium Income Countries (LMIC) experience stigma from birth and are more prone to exclusion, concealment, abandonment, institutionalization and abuse. By Mercy Nyangu Chelsea (Five) was diagnosed with profound hearing impairment and enrolled in Pre-school at home. Her elder brother aged …

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The 6thCBR Africa conference newsletters

Please download the 6th CBR Africa Conference newsletters here Day one Edition Day two Edition Day three Edition Day four Edition  

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Access to Information for the Visually Impaired has been Made Possible

By Mr Twebaze the Registrar General, Uganda Registration Services Bureau. Uganda Registration Services Bureau has been spearheading a process for Uganda to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. Uganda ratified the treaty on April 23, …

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The 6th CBR Africa Conference, Lusaka, Zambia, 2018-Presentations

The 6th CBR Africa Conference was one of the well attended conferences with over 500 delegates across African Continent and beyond. During the conference several interesting papers were presented forming part of a very informative dialogue on matters relating to CBR work in Africa and how the CBR work can …

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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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