Social Issues PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Respect the rights of people living with disability

In progress
Apr 2019

Boost for people with disabilities

www.herald.co.zw April 02, 2019

EU has selected Mashonaland Central Province for the rollout of a three-year programme to promote and protect human rights and freedoms of people with disability. The project dubbed “Youth actions on the implementation and monitoring of disability rights in Zimbabwe”, will be implemented in three districts — Bindura, Shamva and Rushinga.

The purpose of the programme is to contribute towards the promotion, respect, protection and full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disability in Zimbabwe and Zambia

Feb 2019

Don't Discriminate Against the Disabled, Says Malinga

https://allafrica.com February 27, 2019

Dr Malinga, who is also disabled, said common complaints by disabled people included difficulty in using public transport, lack of user-friendly facilities and not enough information being made available for disabled people. Dr Malinga called for tribunals to be set up to rule on cases where disabled people were subjected to discrimination by service providers and members of society.

Feb 2019

National disability policy on course

ww.pressreader.com February 10, 2019

The Ministry of Public Service together with the office of the Special Advisor to the President on Disability issues are working on finalizing drafting the National Disability Policy that will improve the welfare of people living with disabilities.