चौक थाना, पटना सिटी के सिपाही मिथुन कुमार द्वारा विकलांग अधिकार मंच, बिहार के एक साथी दिव्यांग युवक को पीटने पर विकलांग अधिकार मंच ने थाना में किया विरोध

Viklang Adhikar Manch (DPO) protest regarding violence against a person with disability in Bihar पटना सिटी के मंच के सक्रिय सदस्य दिव्यांग राजन कुमार को चौक थाना, पटना सिटी में पदस्थापित सिपाही मुथुन कुमार ने जांच के नाम पर दाहिने कान पर जोड़दार थप्पड़ मार दिया।राजन मंगलवार को जब घर से खान सर के कोचिंग हेतु पढ़ने जा रहा था तब रास्ते मे मारूफगंज के … Continue reading चौक थाना, पटना सिटी के सिपाही मिथुन कुमार द्वारा विकलांग अधिकार मंच, बिहार के एक साथी दिव्यांग युवक को पीटने पर विकलांग अधिकार मंच ने थाना में किया विरोध

Chantal  Kanyabutembo (Rwanda): My courage brought me to a point where I founded GECO Rwanda!

My name’s Chantal  Kanyabutembo SG of the EAA, and co-founder of Geco Rwanda, a middle-aged women victim of epilepsy(16 years) since the age of 11 up to 26 years! We do celebrate the stripes week to commemorate ourselves as warriors of our Families and global ambassadors! This disease affected my life when I started secondary school. Most of my friends may not understand why I … Continue reading Chantal  Kanyabutembo (Rwanda): My courage brought me to a point where I founded GECO Rwanda!

MY JOURNEY WITH EPILEPSY by Vallent Rachel, Founder and Executive Director of Geno Epilepsy Center, Kenya

In 1990 on 23rd of January, a beautiful baby girl was born in Mission Hospital in Migori District (now Migori County). As usual the parents and relatives were very happy and grateful to God, but the mum’s joy exceeded all this. The baby grew up to be a very jovial and healthy girl until the age of one and half years when something strange started happening … Continue reading MY JOURNEY WITH EPILEPSY by Vallent Rachel, Founder and Executive Director of Geno Epilepsy Center, Kenya

Ojijo Mbai Odhiambo’s Epilepsy Journey

Hello , I’m Ojijo Mbai Odhiambo from Kenya.I was diagnosed with epilepsy when I was 6months old due to loss of oxygen during birth. It has been a tough journey until now; I’m 25years old. I had frequent seizures when i was young and didn’t know what they were. Thanks to my parents for their support for where I am today. I could have frequent … Continue reading Ojijo Mbai Odhiambo’s Epilepsy Journey

I started experiencing seizures when i was 8 years old!

My name is Aubrey Chiumia, i am 35 years old, i was born in a family of 3 of which i am second born, i was born and raised in Malawi. I am an epilepsy warrior, i started experiencing seizures at the age of 8, then i was hospitalized at St Johns Mission hospital for two weeks with Malaria after i had my first seizure, by … Continue reading I started experiencing seizures when i was 8 years old!

Stripes Week/Africa Epilepsy Week

For the first time ever, organizations in the African continent are going to commemorate Stripes Week/Africa Epilepsy Week in September from the 20th-24th. Stripes Week is an initiative that has been launched by Epilepsy Alliance Africa with the aim of raising Epilepsy Awareness. This years theme is Together we will Defeat Epilepsy! During Stripes Week people all over Africa and beyond are encouraged to spread … Continue reading Stripes Week/Africa Epilepsy Week

Accessible Examinations in higher education

Sharing experiences from journey towards a PhD- Preethi Srinivasan. [I am paralysed below the neck and writing this with the help of a speech activated software. Every day there are new challenges, but my life is rich and meaningful. We can all achieve great heights just by keeping on showing up. It’s not about all the things we cannot do, but what we choose to … Continue reading Accessible Examinations in higher education

Interview with Pamela, a single mother of a child with disability from Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa.

Pamela, (Mother) with 4 year old Irenaeus Chisiza Msenga: Madam can you introduce yourself? Pamela: I am Pamela Chipeka and am 29 years old. I am staying in Area 25, Lilongwe. Msenga: What can you tell me about your child? Pamela: My child is Irenaeus Chisiza, male and 4 years of age. He was born with Cerebral Palsy (microcephalus) and is also epileptic. Msenga: When … Continue reading Interview with Pamela, a single mother of a child with disability from Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa.

Parents travel over 200 Km to access services for their Children with Mobility Challenges.

Parents from the district of Karonga have lamented that for their children with mobility challenges to access services, they have to cover over 200 Kms. One of the parents, Mr. Richard Mzinza, who is father to a seven year boy, Pilirani, with cerebral palsy, explained that he had to sell all the rice that he had harvested in order to find transport money to travel … Continue reading Parents travel over 200 Km to access services for their Children with Mobility Challenges.

Statewide Siege Protest Demanding Removal of Illegal restrictions to accessing disability pension. December 3 Movement Tamilnadu, India. சட்ட விரோத தடைகளை நீக்ககோரி மாநிலம் தழுவிய முற்றுகை போராட்டம் – டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கம், இடம். சென்னை, தமிழ்நாடு, இந்தியா.

According to Government Social Welfare Department G.O vide. 41, Persons with disabilities with 40% impairment who have an annual income of Rs. 3,00,000 / – or less: and according to the The Disability Act 2016 disabled under 21 types of disability must be provided disability pension. சமூக நலத்துறை அரசானை எண் 41-ன் படி 40 சதவீதம் ஊனமுடைய, மற்றும் ஆண்டு வருமானம் ரூ. 3,00,000/- -த்திற்கு கீழ் உள்ள 2016 ஊனமுற்றோர் … Continue reading Statewide Siege Protest Demanding Removal of Illegal restrictions to accessing disability pension. December 3 Movement Tamilnadu, India. சட்ட விரோத தடைகளை நீக்ககோரி மாநிலம் தழுவிய முற்றுகை போராட்டம் – டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கம், இடம். சென்னை, தமிழ்நாடு, இந்தியா.