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Tanzania: Exclusion makes deaf people vulnerable to HIV/Aids

Posted 27/04-11 at 15.18

In Tanzania, and no doubt throughout Africa, people who are deaf or hearing impaired are treated as second-class citizens. They become socially and economically marginalised because their communication needs are not addressed. One consequence of ...

Philippines: Deaf man stopped from boarding airplane

Posted 18/10-10 at 19.01

Franklin Corpuz, a Deaf person, was to fly to Qatar to train as a chef. However, an immigration official refused to let him board the airplane because the official couldn't communicate with him. ...

Zambia: Deaf rights for women and young people

Posted 29/09-10 at 11.54

Zambia Deaf Youth and Women (ZDYW) was setup in 2009. Its mission is to advocate for the rights and equalization of opportunities for the Deaf Youth and Women. ...

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