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Day: July 28, 2020

Enhancing Accessibility in Transport Infrastructure by PWDs

Accessibility to the transport infrastructure is critical for social and economic inclusion of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs); and lack of universal accessibility of transport infrastructure both in urban and rural environments limits the participation of PWDs in the society. Transport infrastructure depending on their design can enable or impede access and participation of Persons with …

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Deepening Disability Inclusion in Social Protection in Kenya

Social protection entails policies and actions, including legislative measures, that enhance the capacity of and opportunities for the poor and vulnerable groups in society to improve and sustain their lives, livelihoods, and welfare. Social protection should also enable income-earning and support for PWDs’ dependents to maintain a reasonable level of income through decent work, and …

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Strengthening Data and Statistics on Persons with Disabilities

The Disability Act 2003 defines disability as: physical, sensory, mental, or other impairment, including visual, hearing or physical disability, which has a substantial long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out usual day to day activities. Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) have specific needs that should be met to enable them carry out their …

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