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Join our Youth Council!

18-25? Join Our Youth Council! AbleChildAfrica is excited to be expanding our Youth Council; a like-minded group of young people who want to play an active role in supporting our vision to create a world where all children with disabilities are able to fulfil their potential. Now moving into its second year, the Youth Council […]

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Youth Council Member Sarah Visits Little Rock Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre

According to international statistics, around 1 in 7 people globally are estimated to have some form of disability (WHO, 2017), with at least 93 million children living with disabilities (UNICEF, 2013). All of these children have the right to grow, learn and become more independent, but due to numerous barriers, including negative cultural attitudes towards […]

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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