To defend, protect and promote the economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights and fundamental freedoms of persons with disabilities and ensure the respect of their inherent dignity on an equal basis with all other people in Africa.
Empowering and building the capacity of DPOs to effectively influence policy and practice change for the betterment of the lives of children with disabilities and persons with psycho-social and intellectual disabilities.
37 Elm Road, Woodlands Opposite the national house of prayer construction site Phone: +260956396085, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.disabilityrightswatch.net 16TH FEBRUARY, 2021 PRESS STATEMENT For immediate release ECZ MUST UNDERTAKE MORE MEANINGFUL CONSULTATIONS WITH PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES LUSAKA– Disability Rights Watch (DRW)
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On 5th August, 2020, Disability Rights Watch made a donation of COVID 19 prevention and information materials to the Provincial Administration targeted at Chipata and Chadiza Districts. The intervention worth 5, 000 Euros consists of over one thousand bottles of
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