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South African marks Disability Rights Awareness Month

South African marks Disability Rights Awareness Month

Disability Rights Awareness Month runs throughout November. It will help increase awareness of the rights of people with disabilities and calls for equal access to socio-economic opportunities. A White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities will also be submitted to parliament.
World Cup 'a lesson in tackling abuse'

‘Make use of services for children with disabilities’

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has urged the parents of children with disabilities to make use of government services available to assist them. The minister's call comes after reports emerged of a girl with disabilities being locked up in a shack in Alexandra, Johannesburg.

Swimming the Midmar Mile for a cause

Amateur athlete Terry Bantock is taking on all eight legs of the gruelling Midmar Mile, aiming to raise funds for Mandeville Sports club to identify and nurture talented disabled swimmers in South Africa. 

Unified Sports Day: an opportunity for friendship

Shumbashaba Horses Healing People and Special Olympics SA came together yet again to host the second Unified Sports Day, allowing for athletes both with and without disabilities to play alongside one another in the same team.

Huawei, Khulisani bring ICT skills to the disabled

Huawei South Africa has partnered with Khulisani to launch a mbile ICT training centre project to provide computer skills training to schools for underprivileged, disabled children in south Gauteng.

Join the Nappy Run to help disabled kids

Ahead of National Children's Day on 3 November, the need to provide assistance to children with disabilities is at an all time high, and The Nappy Run campaign aims to raise awareness of their circumstances and living conditions, and appeals to the public to donate nappies of all sizes.

People's Bus visits Reagile Primary

‘We must do more to protect children’

South Africa needs to introduce tougher legislation to protect the country's children from all forms of abuse, Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana said on National Children's Day.

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