Year: 2014

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 8

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 8 International week for the Deaf: 21-27 September 2014. The time has come again for Deaf Zimbabwe Trust to celebrate the achievements and challenges of the Deaf and hard of hearing in Zimbabwe. Under the theme, Strengthening Human Diversity, Deaf Zimbabwe trust seeks to increase awareness of the importance of […]

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 7

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 7 Disability Expo: Empowering Persons with Disabilities through an Inclusive ZIM-ASSET. Just a few years ago, few people in Zimbabwe were aware of the challenges facing people with disabilities and their families. Fearful of social stigma, many parents of disabled children for example avoided sending them to school for fear […]

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 6

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 6 Investing in the future of the Youths who are Deaf. Safeguarding the rights of adolescents and youth and investing in the future is essential to their development and that of their families, communities and countries. Young people shape social, political and economic realities, challenging norms and values, building the […]

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 5

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 5 Why words are important in describing persons with disability. Have you ever thought of the terminology that Zimbabwe society use for people living with disabilities? Many people try to use language they think is disability-friendly, but it may actually be disrespectful to the disability community.Each society has its own […]

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 4

The Deaf Bulletin 2014 Issue 4 “Empower Deaf women, eradicate hunger and poverty….” The gospel of women empowerment has been preached for a long time in Zimbabwe. Some women have benefited due to proximity to the preacher. Those who are in the marginal areas such as rural areas have just heard of women empowerment thus […]

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