- Category: Grantee Stories
- Published on 15 November 2013
RUVUMA - The new Constitution should ensure that people with disabilities have the right to free education in all levels, proposed Samwel Mapunda of the Disabled Farmers’ Association, based in Songea during a discussion forum on the draft constitution held recently in the Ruvuma.
COAST RAGION - “We would like to see the new constitution providing for equality in employment without segregating people with disability,” started off Francis Ngisso one of the participants during a three-day forum to discuss the new constitution draft in late August, which was organized by Association for People with hearing impairment (Chavita) Mkuranga branch.
DODOMA - People with hearing impairment in Dodoma have re-emphasized on the need for a new constitution to make sign language a constitutional matter so as to salvage the special group from being by-passed in many social affairs and other aspects of life.
NJOMBE - At a draft constitution forum organized by Grassroots Women and Youth Development Association in Njombe through the funding from the Foundation for Civil Society (FCS), participants have demanded sign language to be stipulated as the basic right for people with hearing impairment.
DAR ES SALAAM - Members of the Disabled Associationof Tanzania, (CHAWATA), in Dar es Salaam have articulated their concerns on particular clauses that they regard as ‘not well featured’ in the new constitution draft.