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UNESCO is promoting the strategic plan of the Zimbabwe National Commission for Persons with Disabilities – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Education News

The UNESCO Southern Africa Regional Office has produced a promotional video that introduces the mission, role and strategy of the Zimbabwe National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. The purpose of this promotional video is to raise public awareness of the national frameworks and organizations that exist to ensure the inclusion of persons with disabilities, especially after the Zimbabwean government launched its national disability policy in June 2021.

Through a spotlight initiative funded by the European Union, the UNESCO Southern Africa Regional Office is working with the Ministry of Public Services, Labor and Social Welfare to support the National Commission for the Disabled (NDB). Since January 2020, the Board has finalized and approved a costly strategic plan from 2020 to 2022. This includes resource mobilization and partnership building strategies.

The strategic plan also pays special attention to the issue of crossing stigma and discrimination affecting girls and women with disabilities. Gender-based violence, harmful practices, and lack of access to sexual and reproductive health and rights are key issues identified by the Board as priorities to be addressed. The strategic plan also sets out key course of action, including:

  1. Increased participation of persons with disabilities (persons with disabilities) in socio-economic and political activities.
  2. Improved access to social protection services through PWD.
  3. End GBV, HP and promote SRHR for women and girls with disabilities.
  4. Increasing rights of persons with disabilities, which are mainstreamed by government agencies.
  5. Governance improvement.
  6. Strengthening partnerships.When
  7. Increased resource mobilization.

UNESCO is promoting the strategic plan of the Zimbabwe National Commission for Persons with Disabilities – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Education News

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