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Disabled people in africa get a raw deal. what's been done to fix this

By: South Africa NewsPublished: 7 months ago

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Disabled people in africa get a raw deal. what's been done to fix this
© Cathy Yeulet – 123RF.comThis is welcome news, particularly for people living with disabilities. It includes those with mental illnesses, that have little protection under both domestic and regional African law. Even the African Charter, the continent’s flagship human rights instrument, doesn’t make specific provisions for them. The gap became clear in 2001 when the African Commission heard a pivotal case against The Gambia brought by mental health advocates. It was filed on behalf of patients ...

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