KEY MESSAGES DISABILITY IS NOT INABILITY There are a number of models or ways in which to view disability. However, it is important for duty bearers to view disability using the human rights and social models The human rights model
We are excited to present to you this edition of our newsletter. This edition brings information from the work we delivered with our partners in the year2020 in the promotion and protection of the right s of persons with disabilities.
The disability movement in Zambia spearheaded by Disability Rights Watch (DRW) has been among other pertinent issues advocating for the revision of the National Policy on Education (Educating Our Future Policy), the Curriculum Development Framework, administration and marking of examination
Section 4 of the Mental Health Act 6 of 2019 removes the fundamental right to legal capacity. It removes the legal personhood of persons with psychosocial disabilities. Within the Mental Health Act, section 4 is used to violate the right
Disability Rights Watch in partnership partnership with SOS Children Villages Zambia and Archie Hinchcliffe Disability Intervention (AHDI) is implementing a project calledAna- Atukuke A parent from Chadiza district who has a child with cerebral palsy shared her story that
Barriers to Participation by Persons with Disabilities-By: Wamundila Waliuya Director Persons with disabilities usually face difficulties to participate fully and effectively in the activities and programmes in society across all sectors. This is mainly caused by the different barriers they
Routine HIV testing or “Tipima”? I am compelled to contribute on the ongoing discussion on ‘compulsory’, ‘mandatory’ or ‘routine’ testing of HIV for the purpose of reducing infections and increasing the number of those who are on treatment. Consequently,