Nigeria Government Struggling with Discrimination Against Persons Living with Disabilities

(Nigeria, Africa) The CBM Global Disability Inclusion has tasked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to quicken steps to end all forms of violence and discrimination against Persons Living With Disabilities PLWDs in the country. The government is also a signatory to some of the goals and commitment aimed towards the promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities

The commitments agreed and signed to by the Nigerian Government included capacity-strengthening of organizations of persons with disabilities in the Global South; Inclusive Education; Inclusive Health; Inclusive Employment and Livelihoods; Inclusion in situations of crises and conflict, Including a focus on climate change. More of this story here.