Disability

Revise marriage law to allow girls to study.

The government deserves praise for funding and promoting free education in the country, which in turn has increased the number of children going to school and the number of vulnerable and disabled children. HakiElimu Executive Director John Kalage said in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl …

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What will it take to have disability-inclusive education?

Across Africa, countries are making steps to make education more inclusive but they need to do more. Many countries in Africa get a bad press for their progress in providing inclusive education. Just two in three children complete primary school on time, while the number of out-of-school children and youth is 97 million and growing. …

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Reality of Internally Displaced Persons.

In 2014  a survey was carried out to gather statistical data on IDPs  and the results came back stating how 38.2 million people were internally displaced worldwide and that Nigeria accounted for 1.2 million Persons within the gathered statistics.  Internally displaced persons are victims of either violence and conflict that arose within their geographical location …

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CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, a startling reality

Between 93 million and 150 million children live with a disability worldwide. The World Health Organization and the World Bank estimate that in some countries “being disabled more than doubles the chance of never enrolling in school”. An estimated one in three out-of-school children have a disability.Throughout Africa, less than 10% of children with a …

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