Foundation Calls for Equal Rights in WASH, Education for PLWD

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Kuni Tyessi in Abuja

The Ceder Seed Foundation has called for equal rights in the implementation of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), education, health and other areas that will improve the lives and wellbeing of Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD).

The Founder and Executive Director, CSF, Ms. Lois Auta who made the call during a three-day training on WASH, organised by ActionAid in Abuja recently, also said the newly passed Act for PLWD should be implemented.

She lamented that PLWD, despite being the most intelligent in the world, have not only been sidelined in policies but also in the construction of public places such as construction of doors and toilets among others.

She said even government owned establishments such as ministries, agencies, parks, gardens, schools, hospitals were also guilty.

Auta said:” If you go to most public buildings, including those owned by the government, you will discover that several of their…



Source: Thisday Newspaper