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Ghana: Disabled children excluded from school and used for ritual sacrifice

Posted 12/6-10 at 14.04

Areport soon to be released by the Network of Journalists for the Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa, Ghana Chapter alleges that disabled children in remote rural areas are being prevented from going to school and in some cases being used as traditional/spiritual sacrifices.

Seth Kwaku Addi, president of the Network, said that, "Ghanaians (will) be shocked to hear that these gross human-rights abuses are happening quietly in the country when the network finally releases its finding to the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) in the middle of June 2010."

http://news.myjoyonline.com/news/201006/47036.asp

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