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NGO brings high hopes to the world of deaf children
NGO brings high hopes to the world of deaf children
When Millicent Mabusela gave birth to her son Tumisho 13 years ago she had not contemplated he would have a disadvantage in life. He was chubby,...
[Video]Disabled children face discrimination in SA schools
[Video]Disabled children face discrimination in SA schools
An HRW report finds that the South African government is failing half a million children with disabilities who are shut out of the education system.
[Video]Underground Library: 'Better than school'
[Video]Underground Library: 'Better than school'
The project is helping children improve their literacy through play, music and drama and a child with a learning disability has benefited already.
Struggle continues for disabled children
Struggle continues for disabled children
Nine of the 17 disabled children from KwaZulu-Natal who have struggled for years to obtain appropriate schooling have finally been placed in a...
Don't deny me my disability, dignity and equal opportunity
Don't deny me my disability, dignity and equal opportunity
When non-disabled people hear disabled people exclaiming, "Do not pity us," what they actually hear is, "Treat us like able-bodied people." And...
[Video]Russia: Children with disabilities face violence, neglect
[Video]Russia: Children with disabilities face violence, neglect
Nearly 30% of all children with disabilities in Russia live in state orphanages where they may face violence and neglect, says Human Rights Watch.
[From our archives] 'If they are raped, then so what?'
[From our archives] 'If they are raped, then so what?'
Zethu Mqopi’s* hazel eyes flash in nervousness. Her hands, scarred from years of hard labour and domestic accidents, twitch compulsively. She...
Comment: Vital service reaches far too few
Comment: Vital service reaches far too few
There's a reason nobody makes television series' about rehabilitation therapists: apart from the fact that we are mostly women, so...
Technology breaks the silence
Technology breaks the silence
I am sitting staring at a computer screen. So far so banal, except that this screen features a red dot that, by some technological magic, tracks the...
How government starves the welfare sector
How government starves the welfare sector
"Please, please, please, I beg you! Who will take care of me?" This was 22-year-old Tsholofelo Phiri's appeal to the government to stop...
[Slideshow]Welfare sector in crisis
[Slideshow]Welfare sector in crisis
SA has mostly delegated the care of its poor and vulnerable to NGOs, but with funding drying up, these groups are struggling to keep their heads above water.

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