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(From Public Agenda (Ghana) - AAGM)
Byline: Ama Achiaa Amankwah
The Ghana Federation of the Disabled, (GFD) is embarking on a campaign to effect change in the negative attitude, perception and prejudices the public holds about disabled people.
Disability is a human rights issue and there are several international conventions protecting the rights of Persons with Disabilities, (PWD). Some include the UN Declaration on the rights of mentally retarded persons, the disabled persons and the UN world programme of action concerning disabled persons. These declarations define their rights to enjoy decent life, respect for their human dignity, medical, …