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Inclusion Ghana Updates for Annual General Meeting
Inclusion Ghana Updates for Annual General Meeting

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08/02/2012

Updates presented during the Annual General Meeting held on February 8th 2012.

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Baseline report on the level of stigmatization, discrimination and exclusion of persons with intellectual disability and their families in Ghana
Baseline report on the level of stigmatization, discrimination and exclusion of persons with intellectual disability and their families in Ghana

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01/07/2011

Intellectual disability is the most stigmatized disability among several disabilities in Ghana. More than other types of disabilities; strong social, religious and cultural stigma are associated with it. It is estimated that PWID constitute the third (3rd) largest category of Persons with Disabilities in Ghana (Ghana National Disability Policy Document, 2000). In Ghanaian communities, PWID are perceived to be dangerous to themselves and others. Therefore they are often excluded from mainstream society and denied any life opportunity due to a belief that they are dangerous and fully incapable of performing intellectual activities.

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