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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 ...

Tanzania: Rumours have negative impact on disabled beggars

Posted 12/03-10 at 13.09

Rumours have been circulating in Dar es Salaam that a woman was bewitched by a disabled beggar. It was claimed that she grew hairs as she was trying to give him money. He then demanded to be kissed for the hairs to vanish. She obliged and, althoug ...

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