Disabled fashion show aims to change attitudes in Cameroon
11 April 2019 | 9:08 am
A woman's empowerment organization in Cameroon recently hosted the first fashion show for differently abled people, to promote acceptance and removal of barriers that people with disability face in the country.
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Reps move to establish National Commission for Persons with Disability.
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This week's Bloomberg Equality segment looks at disability inclusion in the business world. New research by EY shows one-in-five leaders with a disability do not feel comfortable admitting it to colleagues.
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Sign Disability Rights Bill, protesters tell Buhari.
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On January 23, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018, following 9 years of relentless advocacy by disability rights groups and activists.
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'In the 21st century, we will eradicate human limitation and disability'
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Persons with disability storm Federal Civil Service Commission, Protest employment exclusion
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England manager Gareth Southgate knows Wales will have "additional motivation" when the two sides clash in their final Group B game at the World Cup on Tuesday.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Russian missile strikes have damaged more than 50% of the country's energy facilities, and the World Health Organization is warning that millions face a “life-threatening” winter in Ukraine.
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