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Department of Disability Affairs receives capacity building training on disability inclusive concepts


Josephine Nyamwanza |  2 months ago | top


The Department of Disability Affairs under Ministry of Public Service, Labor and Social Welfare received capacity building training on disability inclusive concepts as persons with disabilities continue to face barriers in their participation as equal members of the society. National Project Officer under the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Memory Zulu said the program is aimed at capacitating and ensuring government Institutions and services are equipped with information on laws against discrimination of persons with disabilities by taking into account their rights in all policies and programs.Disability mainstreaming is also in accordance United Nations Convention on the Rights on Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) which provides a roadmap for disability inclusion on which most countries including Zimbabwe have signed or ratified. The three-day program is being implemented by UNESCO, UNDP and the United Nations Partnership on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities UNPRPD being the leading Agency.