Tag: Persons with Disabilities

“Protect blind children from rape”

Mr Danlami Basharu, the Chairman, UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, on Thursday, urged government to protect blind children from rape, other forms of abuse and discrimination. He made the call at a news conference in Abuja. According to him, an alleged case of sexual assault on[Read More…]

Senate Passes Law to Curb Abuse Against People with Disabilities

  The Senate today (Wednesday, July 13th, 2016) passed for its third and final reading the ‘Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill (2016) (SB 22).’ Taking to his social media pages to comment on the development, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki stated that the bill is highly[Read More…]