Ghana

This page features the news on disability from Ghana in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.

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International Cooperation

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How inclusion ambassadors are reducing disability stigma and discrimination (Apr, Sightsavers)

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Criminal justice in Ghana as experienced by people with disabilities: “we found that the criminal justice system was unfriendly toward persons with disabilities due to factors such as lack of funds, inaccessible physical environments, language and communication barriers, and negative attitudes toward persons with disabilities” (Apr, Journal of Human Rights)

Mental Health

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Policy and Rights

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Learn How the Ghanaian Disability Rights Movement is Influencing National Policy. (Apr, DRF)

Relationships, Sex and Reproductive Rights

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A town had banned deaf people from marrying each other one couple defied the decree for love. (Apr, BBC News Africa)