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.
Zambia is one of the prominent and outstanding countries that have committed to respect and fulfil the rights and fundamental freedoms of persons with disabilities. This is demonstrated through the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with
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
Plot No 37A Elm Road Woodlands, Lusaka, ZambiaPhone: +260956396085, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.facebook.com/disarightswatch 11TH AUGUST, 2021PRESS STATEMENTFor immediate release2021 ELECTIONS A TEST FOR DISABILITY INCLUSIVE POLITICSDisability Rights Watch and its partners are calling upon all eligible and registered persons with disabilities
“UNITED FOR AN INCLUSIVE ELECTORAL PROCESS -MAKING EVERY VOICE COUNT” A COMPREHENSIVE STATEMENT TO THE MEDIA ON THE STATE OF DISABILITY INCLUSION IN THE 2021 GENERAL ELECTION ISSUED TO THE MEDIA AT THE ZAMBIA NATIONAL WOMEN’S LOBBY SECRETARIAT IN LUSAKA
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.
37 Elm Road, Woodlands Opposite the national house of prayer construction site Phone: +260956396085, Email: email@example.com 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)
What you need to know about disability. ======================================================================================================== 34-year-old Emmanuel Samu of Solwezi District acquired his disability at the age of 10 due to an unknown cause. However, Emmanuel has refused to be constrained by his impairment (disability). He uses
By Bruce Chooma – DRW Danny Apuleni a 21 years old visually impaired ambitious young man completed his secondary school at Rusangu Secondary School in 2017. He was expectant of good results but was shocked when he learnt that his
What you need to know about disability. =========================================================================================================================== Meet Ian Banda, Director/ Founder of youth in Action for disability inclusion in Zambia (YADIZ). He was Born with a physical disability but has never let his impairment define and limit him
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