ACCESSIBILITY, AN INHERENT RIGHT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

The CRPD is the first international human rights treaty to set out the concept of accessibility in the context of disability. The Convention recognizes accessibility as an inherent right of persons with disabilities and also applies accessibility to the achievement of all rights for persons with disabilities, detailing “the importance of accessibility to the physical, […]

KNOW ISSUES ABOUT HIV/AIDS AND HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IS A HEALTH RIGHTS TO EVERYONE.

Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) is one of the indicators within the new Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) three (3) on health. SRH not only affects an individual, but impacts on intimate relationships, families, communities and the nation overall as it strives for sustainable development. Individuals need to have access to information, comprehensive […]

WE SHOULD CHANGE OUR HISTORY

Self reliance, fighting stigma and self advocacy are the concepts that any person needs to apply in every day’s life. When they are lost, person face lack of a sense of responsibility for oneself. And this may read to confusion and irresponsible but always dependable. This is what have been the main objective in the […]

KNOWING YOURSELF IS A KEY TO FIGHTING FOR AND UNDERSTANDING YOUR RIGHT

People with disabilities are not a homogenous group, and characteristics such as gender, age and impairment type are likely to impact on access to healthcare services especially Person with Short Stature met various issues in accessing these services while it’s their right. Access to healthcare services is a development issue, as well as a question […]

Sexual reproductive health right to women and girls with short stature matter- Appoline

For women, puberty and adolescence are marked by the development of secondary sexual characteristics such as breasts, wider hips, and more. As they mature, they also experience reproductive changes such as their menstrual cycle and fertility. However, some women fail to develop these physical changes during puberty because of having short stature and are treated […]

<strong>LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND IN PREVENTING THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19</strong>

Rwanda Union of Little People (RULP) was established as a civil society organization in August 2015 after more discussion with its members on challenges encountered in their daily life. There are multiple challenges in education and extreme poverty among little people in Rwanda, exacerbated by prevailing social stigma and cultural attitudes. RULP advocates on behalf […]