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Little People need more attention?

Access to employment opportunities for Persons with disabilities in Ugandan communities can be a real nightmare. However, CBR as a strategy for inclusive development is steadily causing a mind shift in communities. Sarah Nawaggi, A Little Person of Uganda is one of the beneficiaries of this mind shift and she …

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CBR Africa Network (CAN) in the Media

As a means of promoting CBR as a development strategy, CAN engages media to raise debate. CAN’s Executive Director recently had an opportunity to discuss CBR in Uganda. You can join the debate here

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400 delegates for CBR Africa Conference 2018

5th CBR Africa conference

At least over 400 delegates from different parts of the world are expected to attend the CBR conference on inclusive development scheduled to take place in Lusaka, Zambia starting from 7th -11th May 2018. The conference, whose theme is ‘CBR for resilience building and sustainable development: leave no one behind’ …

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CBR Guidelines: A Bridge to Inclusive Society Beyond the 2015 Development Framework

  Do you know how relevant WHO CBR guidelines are towards improved quality of  life of PWDs? CAN is happy to release yet another edition of her publication from which you will find interesting  discussions relating to unresolved issues with regard to CBR implementation in Africa:  The latest CAN Book …

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Dreaming big: Zambian Person with Disability aspires to become president

This may sound to you like a day dream.  For a young man with physical disability to crave for presidency ─ the highest office in the land, ─ is probably unthinkable in a country where discrimination against Persons with Disabilities still reigns. Yet for a 24-year-old Ian Banda, his dream …

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Restoring Hope: the benefit of effective CBR initiatives in Zambia

Bruce Mubuyayeta Nasilele, 37, is a resident of Dambwa North in Livingstone, Zambia. He is a member of Zambia Psychosocial Disability Association and Zambia Association for Hydrocephalus and Spinal Bifida. Nasilele lives with psychosocial disability.  He suffered from cerebral malaria and spine problems during childhood  and since then, he has …

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Call of papers of examples of good practice in inclusion of persons with disabilities for International Advocacy

WHO has formed a working group to influence UN agencies to take responsibility for implementing through ministries of the respective components of the CBR matrix.  e.g: UNESCO and UNICEF taking responsibility of education and children, ILO with livelihood, UNDP with development and so on through respective ministries. This  Working group …

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Working toward an inclusive, fair world for people with disabilities in 2017.

Working toward a more open, inclusive, and fair world for people with disabilities in 2017. Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 12 reasons to have hope in 2017 Extreme poverty …

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The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

It is a pleasure to invite you to 6th East African International  Conference on Communication Disability. The conference is organized by Kenyatta University- KU, Association of Speech and Language Therapist Kenya- ASLTK, and Leibniz Universität- Hannover, Germany. The East African International  Conference on Communication Disability Conference is biannual event organized …

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Theme for 2016: Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually held on December 3 to focus on issues that affect people with disabilities worldwide. The theme for this year’s International Day is “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future …

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