According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are approximately 72 million deaf people worldwide. More than 80% of them live in developing countries. Collectively, they use more than 300 different sign languages. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognizes and promotes the use of sign languages. It makes clear that

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September is Albinism Awareness Month. During this month Government provides information on albinism to make people more aware of what this condition is about. The international non-governmental organisation, NOAH, notes that “although there are many people with albinism who are at peace with the term albino, when dealing with any condition, it’s is best to

Is it “differently abled” or “disabled”? While the exact numbers are difficult to determine, research suggests that roughly 1 billion people in the world have a disability. Considering the vast amount of people that includes, one might say that little has been done to lessen the gap between people with disabilities and non-disabled people because