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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Congolese activists host the country's first fashion show for the disabled to promote acceptance and fight the stigma that often surrounds disability.
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Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has assured persons living with disabilities in Nigeria that the Senate would ensure that the disability bill passed by the lawmakers is transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari within seven days.
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Reps move to establish National Commission for Persons with Disability.
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Hota Biclere, a refugee from DRC living in Kenya with a debilitating spinal condition has set up her own business after receiving a $1000 loan.
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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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Some 14 Iraqis who were disabled during the war against Islamic State in Mosul created a volleyball team with the aim to compete in international tournaments in the future.
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At this cafe in Tokyo, robots are intended to be more than a gimmick, offering job opportunities to people with disabilities unable to work outside their homes.
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As the Paralympic Games begin, Japan's efforts to improve accessibility and inclusion are in the spotlight, with many arguing there is still plenty of work to do. Some 4,400 athletes with impairments will compete in Tokyo at the world's biggest parasports tournament.
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House Republicans will try to advance four party-line funding bills this week, though they would not avert a looming government shutdown.
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Metal theft by criminal gangs in Germany is alarming the public and businesses. The disruptions they cause are increasingly felt in everyday life. These will worsen as copper prices rise.
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Officials deny it but a DW investigation has found that the rubble from Tukey's devastating February earthquake contains life-threatening amounts of asbestos. The southern city of Hatay now faces a new health crisis.
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The German and US defense ministers have said they see no immediate need to leave Niger, following France's decision to withdraw troops. Niamey's junta has been more focused on the former colonial power's presence.
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Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still possible thanks to a surge in clean energy, the International Energy Agency said, but almost all countries have to accelerate their efforts.
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A legend in the world of sailing speaks to FRANCE 24 about her love of the sport and the incredibly tough moments it brings. Kirsten Neuschafer was the overall winner of the 2022 Golden Globe race, beating all of her male competitors in the process. The race entailed almost eight months on her own at sea, without electronic navigation equipment, travelling 30,000 nautical miles around the planet. She spoke to us for Perspective.