Tag Archives: "Global Goals"

Our Youth Ambassador reflects on the World Humanitarian Summit

I have just returned from the World Humanitarian Summit where I was representing AbleChildAfrica. I had the privilege to meet young disabled activists from all over the world, and hear their inspirational stories about what they were doing to progress the rights of persons with disabilities in their own countries as well as internationally. Ivan […]

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Inclusion does matter and is needed to make the SDGs a reality

Today marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and this year’s theme is ‘Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities’ Alongside our partners, AbleChildAfrica tackle the barriers to inclusion for disabled children and young people. We believe that education can be the key, the game changer, to disabled children being able to […]

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What do the SDGs mean for African civil society?

Ruth Wanjiku is the Programmes and Advocacy Intern with AbleChildAfrica. After speaking to Sarah Musau, Project Officer at Action Network for Disabled Youth in Kenya, Ruth shares her thoughts on the SDGs and their relevance to African civil society. What do SDGs mean for African civil society? ‘Yes’ said the representatives of 193 nations of […]

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What do the Global Goals Mean for Disability?

Global Goals On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders adopted the 17 Global Goals to end extreme poverty, fight inequality & injustice and tackle climate change within the next 15 years. A collective effort from civil society and disability advocates, including AbleChildAfrica, has resulted in a 2030 Agenda that is inclusive of disabled people – […]

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