Aug 03

Namibia launches draft Bill for persons with disabilities

The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication, and Social Welfare on Wednesday officially launched the nationwide consultation on the Persons with Disability Bill and National Policy. Deputy Minister of Marginalised People, Royal ǀUiǀoǀoo, said the draft bill aims to domesticate the principles entrenched in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities into Namibia’s statutory framework.