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Legal Framework and Strategies for Protecting Persons With Disabilities

Abstract  According to the world report summary by WHO in December 2011, the estimated number of persons with disability ranges 1b or 15% of the world’s population, whereas the estimated number of persons living with disabilities in Somalia is believed to be 12-15% of the Somalia population as indicated by Rohwerder on in 2018.

SOMALIA: COVID-19 and How its Affecting People with Disabilities.

MOGADISHU: In Somalia, in the absence of reliable census data, persons with disabilities are estimated to be at least 15% of the population. The majority are among the poorest part and most vulnerable groups of the population. Persons with disabilities face various physical, attitudinal and institutional barriers to access food, healthcare services, education, and protection

SODEN strongly condemns the discriminative and exclusion remarks of the Custodial Corps Official, Gen. Mahad Abdirahman Aden during his address to custodial cop’s forces.

Prerss Release: MOGADISHU (11/11/2019) In recent years, Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) in partnership with development partners and with the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS), Federal Member States (FMSs) and Banaadir Regional Administration (BRA) has been leading a revolutionary change in approaching persons with disabilities, nationally, to close the protection gap and ensure that persons

The alert message of the current Somali disability situation 30/9/2019.

Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded 2011 that assists the people with disability to build better lives through social integration, Human rights advocacy, skill development and useful representation in all aspects for the Nation.   Its headquarter is in Mogadishu capital of Somalia and has regional representatives such as in Galmudug,

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