Disability in Cameroon

Curated news and resources on inclusion and rights

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This page has curated news from Cameroon. There are a total of 6 links.


Civil Society and Community

How churches are a breeding ground for the exclusion of Persons with Disabilities: “Many church leaders subscribe to the charity model of disability” (Jan, Minority Africa)

Employment, Business and Work

Prejudice robs disabled women of work "Laws to protect disabled people are not enforced in the central African nation, leaving many without jobs. But a local organisation is helping equip disabled women for work." (2021, New Frame)

Gender Equality and Women with Disabilities


Pascaline Mekati Matoko, the founder of Deaf Rights Cameroon Association, is passionate about promoting the rights and education of girls and women with disabilities. (2022, Sightsavers)

International Women's Day

Break the Bias: Paving the Way for Women in Healthcare features Pascaline Mekati Matoko, the founder of Deaf Rights Cameroon Association. (2022)

Policy and Rights

Situation Analysis of the rights of persons with disabilities. (2022, UNPRPD)

Cameroon ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (in French, 2021, Republique du Cameroun)