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Why is there no Disability Law in Nigeria? – Irene Patrick-Ogbogu, DRAC Boss

In Nigeria, it is estimated that 26 million people are living with disabilities, 13 million of which are women. Women With Disabilities (WWDs) are confronted with myriad of challenges such as poverty, social exclusion, stigma and discrimination, and lack of access to health services and various other human rights abuses and above all they are considered the poorest of the ...

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Disability, Does it mean Invalid?

Dotun Roy What would you do if a physically challenged man had sought your assistance to cross to the other side a major road? note carefully, in my question I did not actually specify what sort of disability the person could be having, he could be a blind person, crippled or complete lame person. I know many Nigerians would like ...

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