DISABILITY TERMINOLOGY

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February
22

Language shapes the way we view the world. The words we use influences community attitudes – both positively and negatively – and impacts on the lives of others. How we write and speak about people with disability can have a …

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SEXUAL ABUSE AND DISABILITY

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February
20

Cindy (*not her real name) is a young girl aged 13 years of garden compound in Lusaka with a disability. She has speech impairment and can’t walk properly. This little girl was sexually abused by her own father, who took …

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INSTITUTIONAL OBSTACLES TO DISABILITY

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February
20

Talakwanji (*not real name) is a twenty five years old female with a disability, which she acquired at the age of four. She started using a wheelchair in the year 2007 when she was fourteen years old. In 2012 while …

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STOP DISCRIMINATION!

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February
20

Grace is a girl with a disability who could not talk or walk properly. She stays in Chibombo district. Her mother died in 2000 when she was just eleven years old. Before the death of her mother, all was well. …

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DISABILITY AND CHOLERA

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February
12

Persons with Disabilities have largely been unrecognized as a population for public health attention. They have systematically experienced the economic and social disadvantages of poverty and discrimination, and face great obstacles to optimal health. These experiences of disadvantage, discrimination, and …

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LEGAL CAPACITY

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February
9

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in 2009 stated that: “A basic principle of human rights is that the agreed norms apply to every human being. However, the international human rights norms have been denied to persons with …

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