Foundation seeks inclusiveness for persons living with disabilities
The founder and Executive Director, The Irede Foundation, Crystal Chigbu, has called for actions on inclusiveness and reduction of discrimination for persons living with disabilities.
Protecting access to healthcare for persons with disabilities
The World Disability Day is celebrated on December 3 every year and Nigeria can now rightly join the global community in the celebration of this event having enacted a national disability law.
PWDs seek special allowance to ease challenges
The National Civil Servants Association of Persons with Disabilities (NCSAPWDs) has appealed to the Federal Government to provide disability allowance to ease difficulties associated with buying aid materials. A member of the association, Dr. Samuel Eny-Ebifa, made the appeal in Abuja at a workshop on disability organised by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs in…
Winford Centre, UNESCO task FG on educating children with disabilities
To promote inclusive education, disability and neurodiversity awareness, and social inclusion of children with disabilities...
Building an inclusive, transformative future for persons with disabilities
To achieve a change of attitude towards people with disabilities, the need to look at the person and not the disability is paramount.
Group charges people with disabilities on equal rights
The Association of Lawyers with Disabilities in Nigeria (ALDIN) has called on people living with disability to get more conscious of their rights under the law.
Digital inclusion for people with disabilities
Having listened to a plethora of presentations and read a host of articles and academic writings on how to bridge the existing digital divide on the continent, one marginalised group seems to come to mind.
Group tasks parents on education of children with disabilities
Human Development Initiatives (HDI) has implored parents of children with disabilities not to keep them at home because doing so will deny them the right to education. HDI Programme Officer, Ajayi Samuel, speaking at a town hall meeting in Epe for stakeholders in the education sector, said: “We would encourage parents to allow their children…
CSOs seek improved inclusion, quality education for kids with disabilities
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), under the auspices of Human Development Initiative (HDI), Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD), and Centre for Information and Technology Development (CITAD) have requested for an improved inclusion, and access of children with disabilities to quality basic education in the country. Speaking at the weekend, in Abuja, at a…