Tag: discrimination

Valentine’s Mother Shares a Story of Transformation

by Kupenda

“I used to give birth at home and I did not see the importance of me going to the hospital. When I was pregnant with my sixth born, I thought it was going to be a business as usual. But after struggling to give birth at home for four days I eventually delivered at Malindi…



“I Had to Punish Her”: New Perspectives on Domestic Violence

by Jessica Charles

Talk of “domestic violence” often elicits images of a raging parent or partner. Someone angry, cruel, and controlling. But what if, for some, domestic violence is an obligation. Even an expectation. “Then I went to drink. I had to become very drunk so I could get the courage to beat my wife. I had to…



Make a Difference for Children with Disabilities in Just 30 Seconds

by Kupenda

Join Kupenda for the Children in calling on the United Nations and its 15 member countries to uphold disability rights and end discrimination against people with #disabilities. Join us by taking 30 seconds to sign Sightsavers petition for an  #EqualWorld 🌍 https://campaigning.sightsavers.org/  Want to keep updated with Kupenda and Kuhenza’s work? You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. And…



Children with Disabilities Overlooked for Vaccinations: How You Can Help during World Immunization Week

by Kupenda

World Immunization Week, the last week of April, aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. During this important week, Kupenda remembers how children with disabilities, especially those in developing nations, are often overlooked in vaccination campaigns and by parents who believe immunizing their children with disabilities is…



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