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NUDIPU appreciates UCC for promoting a digitally inclusive society

The National Population and Housing Census Report 2014 by the Uganda National Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) reveals that persons with disabilities aged two years and above makeup 12.4% of Uganda’s population, about 5.8 million people. This percentage has increased due to various causes, and Uganda must ensure that it includes this population to achieve an …

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More sign language teachers are needed to help learners with hearing impairment

Due to the continuous advocacy by the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda, parents in Kibaale have taken on the responsibility to embrace educating children with disabilities. Thanks to the school heads in some of the districts who have wholeheartedly provided a conducive environment for learners with disabilities to study with ease with others …

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Banks ought to embrace financial inclusion to cater to persons with disabilities

Have you ever imagined yourself being a secondary account holder to your bank account? All the time you need money you have to be with someone to support you to withdraw your own money. This is what persons with visual impairment go through almost all their lives. Have you ever imagined yourself being in the …

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NUDIPU starts the implementation of phase II of the Gender and Disability practice project in the Nakapiripiriti and Kapchorwa districts

National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU), is implementing phase two of the Gender and Disability in Practice project (GADIP 2) in the districts of Nakapiripiriti and Kapchorwa. During an inception meeting in Nakapiripiriti District the Chief Executive Officer Ms Esther Kyozira informed the participants that the main objective for this project is to …

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Gender and Disability Intervention Project under NUDIPU rejuvenates hope among women with disabilities who are GBV survivors in Moroto District

NUDIPU believes in partnerships. Through working with FIDA-Uganda (Forum for Women Lawyers in Uganda) under the GADIP project with support from the Australian Development Cooperation, the organization has been able to jointly solve some of the GBV cases, especially for vulnerable populations like Women with Disabilities in the Karamoja subregion. Women with disabilities are the …

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Prisons Service commits to improve the well-being of inmates with disabilities after NUDIPU’s findings on their plight

Prisons Service commits to improve the well-being of inmates with disabilities after NUDIPU’s findings on their plight Upon being briefed about the findings in the situation report highlighting the state of inmates with disabilities by the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda in collaboration with with East Africa Centre for Disability Law and Policy …

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An inclusive population census for all persons with disabilities; A call for action by Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS).

As Uganda prepares to conduct the population census in May 2024, NUDIPU held an engagement meeting with Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) to review the draft 2023 population questionnaire/ tool in a bid to ensure that it captures all the various disability categories. Among the participants included representatives from organizations of persons with disabilities who …

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Amplified: Empowering Persons with Disabilities through Digital Inclusion Training in Eastern Uganda

Organisers of the Digital Training together with the representatives of the six District Unions during the Digital Skills and Advocacy Training In complementing government efforts towards achieving an inclusive digital world, Unwanted Witness in partnership with National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda- NUDIPU through its Digital Inclusion and Innovation programme are supporting persons with …

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