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Disability inclusion: Possibilities and progress

A Case Study in uMfolozi Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Publication Date : 2014-06-02 00:00:00

Category : Papers and Submissions


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The World Report on Disability (2011) describes disability as both a human rights issue and a development issue. According to this report, it is a worldwide phenomenon that people with disabilities experience discrimination and inequality and that they are disproportionately represented amongst the poor.

We have undertaken the research required to produce this case study in a rural municipality and traditional authority where we believe many strides have been made in recognising the rights of people with disabilities and where progress has been made with respect to the inclusion of people with disabilities into mainstream society and community life.

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