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Tanzania: No access to justice for disabled people

Posted 08/03-11 at 12.31

The failings of the judicial system is a major problem for disabled people in Tanzania, where it is estimated that the levels of sexual assault and other forms of violence are ten times greater for disabled people, especially women and children, than ...

UK: New single benefit to replace current system

Posted 14/11-10 at 10.17

The Coalition Government has announced its intention to bring in what they are calling the "Universal Credit" to replace the existing complicated mixture of existing benefits. Its introduction will be staged over the next few years and it will not be ...

Nigeria: No disabled people begging in the state of Bayelsa

Posted 17/12-09 at 02.25

Disabled people are no longer begging on the streets of Bayelsa, a state in the heart of the oil-rich Niger Delta.This lack of begging is, according to Miss Ziriki Timipiri Godswill, senior aid to the governor, because the administration has been ...

Launch of Monitoring disability rights report n Bolivia

Posted 15/06-09 at 16.09

Disability Rights Promotion International (D.R.P.I.) is pleased to announce the recent launch in Santa Cruz of Monitoring the Human Rights of People with Disabilities - Country Report: Bolivia. The report present ...

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