Disability Observer 2022 Issue 3

Motion to setup Parliamentary Caucus on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopted By Isaacs Mwale Since the year 2020, Deaf Zimbabwe Trust has been advocating with the Parliament of Zimbabwe for the establishment of a Parliamentary Disability Caucus. On the 5th of April Parliament approved a motion to establish a Parliamentary Disability Caucus. The […]

Deaf Bulletin 2022 Issue 3

Challenges faced by Women with disabilities in the informal sector By Tatenda Machikiti Women with disabilities (WWDs) face different challenges in the informal sector as they are living in societies with negative perceptions. Communities generally think that having a disability means one cannot engage in formal and informal activities to make profit as other people […]

The Deaf Bulletin 2021 Issue 7

PWDs prioritization crucial during vaccination By Tinotenda Chikunya Deaf Zimbabwe Trust has called for the prioritisation of persons with disabilities in the vaccination program saying vaccine drives should deliberately target persons with disabilities in order to ensure no one is left behind. Speaking during a radio interview, DZT Media and Communications Officer Tinotenda Chikunya said […]

National Disability Policy

I feel honoured to release this National Disability Policy, a first for Zimbabwe. Persons with disabilities represent one of the most marginalised minority groups in the world; hence, their needs and concerns are commonly ignored, suppressed and “buried under the carpet.” This policy seeks to address the marginalisation and discrimination of persons with disabilities in […]

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