I'm an activist and a black feminist

26 Jun 2017
I work with Malawian rights for women with disabilities, I'm an activist, I'm a black feminist. With FEDOMA we have managed to change people's mindset about people with disabilities. Møt Patricia Moyo, 17 år, og erfaren aktivist. Hun vet hun har mye å kjempe for.
Mark Mapemba fra PODCAM, Malawi, på talerstolen under Statspartsmøtet i FN

Mark Mapemba, self advocate, speeks in UN state party meeting

05 Jul 2016
Mark Mapemba is a self advocate from Malawi. On June 15 he held a speech on the UN State party meeting about the rights of persons with cognitive disabilities.

Inclusive vs. special school - a teacher's point of view

28 Jun 2016
A chat with teacher Florence Nakabuje in Kampala during the African Forum for the Blind and Partially sightet in Kampala, Uganda, October 2015.

Research project creates great job opportunities

28 Jun 2016
Nalule Harriet, 45 year old, is about to start a new job: She is engaged in a research project with ADD, Action on Disability and Development, and will interview other persons with disabilities on their experiences in the market or business. “I am so happy! Thank you for thinking about me. My daughter will be my guide, and the little money we will make will be for the growth and development of our family”, Harriet Nalule says. This story is written by Margaret Ninsiima, volunteer at UNAB. She is in charge of identifying interviewers to the ADD project.

WE ARE DEAF SPEAKING OUR VOICE!

28 Jun 2016
Sign language is still unknown to most Ugandan and the media continues to be insensitive to the needs of the Deaf broadcasts without sign language interpretation services, says Nyapolo Patience. Blog contribution from Emmanuel Bychance in NUDIPU - National Union of Disabled People in Uganda
skolegutter i Nepal

Remember the invisible and excluded

27 Apr 2015
When walking the streets of Kathmandu, you will often see people sitting on the streets begging. Very often, these people are persons with disabilities. They are alone, and extremely poor. Now, when I look at photos and videos from Kathmandu, I wonder how these people are managing the situation.