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The PWD Act is not in harmony and it is inconsistent with the UNCRPD which Ghana ratified in August 2012

Posted by odekay2 on June 29, 2013 at 2:50 PM

A report on the review of the Persons with Disability Act, 2006 (Act 715) has revealed a number of inconsistencies with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

 

“The PWD Act is not in harmony and it is inconsistent with the UNCRPD which Ghana ratified in August 2012”, report said.

 

The Draft Gap Analysis Re...port on the PWDs Act 2006 (Act 715) was conducted by Law and Development Associate in April 201...

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Ghanaians ban "spirit child" killing of babies born with physical disabilities

Posted by odekay2 on May 3, 2013 at 4:25 AM

            Local leaders in northern Ghana have announced the abolition of the ritual killing of babies born with physical disabilities, who were believed to have been possessed by evil spirits.“Spirit children” were thought to have been a sign of impending misfortune and given a poisonous drink to kill them.

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