Category Archives: Blogs

Abdul Busuulwa (Ph.D) chairing a session at the 1st Annual Symposium on Disability and Media in Uganda on November 9, 2018 at Hotel Africana.
04 Jan
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In the words of Dr. Abdul Busuulwa… Commemorating World Braille Day

Today, January 4, 2019 is World Braille Day. Amongst the things us persons with visual impairments hold dearly, braille surely ranks first.  It is the means by which we can read printed information.  It is the key to independent living.  ...

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Photo: Taken on November 29, 2017 with participants after the training of OSIEA grantees on media works.
03 Dec
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3

December 3 is an international observance that has been promoted by the United Nations since 1992, aimed at promoting a deepened understanding of disability issues, and mobilizing support for the dignity, rights, and well-being of persons with disabilities around the ...

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Patrick Ssenoga holding his accolade he received in recognition of his work on disability in the media.
12 Nov
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EA-CDLP Awards Ugandan Journalists and Media for Disability Coverage

On Friday, November 9, 2018, East Africa Center for Disability Law and Policy (EA-CDLP) fulfilled its promise to convene the 1st ever Symposium on Disability and Media, on the theme: Bridging the Gap between Disability and the Media. The event ...

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05 Nov
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Nomination for Outstanding Journalists and Media Houses on Disability Coverage is Now Open!

As part of the upcoming Symposium on Media and Disability, EA-CDLP will be awarding and recognizing journalists and media houses that have over the years exceptionally covered, included, and positively portrayed persons with disabilities in their reports. Nominations are now ...

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29 Oct
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1st Annual Symposium on Disability and the Media

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04 Oct
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New Survey to Examine Extent of Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Uganda’s Public Sector

East Africa Center for Disability Law and Policy (EA-CDLP) is spearheading a survey intended to establish baselines on the employment situation of persons with disabilities in the public sector in Uganda. Together with National Council for Disability (NCD) and Disability ...

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10 Aug
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Call to Action: Promoting Safer Spaces for Youth with Disabilities

East Africa Center for Disability Law and Policy(EA-CDLP) invites the global community to increase discussions on promoting ‘Safer Spaces for Youth with Disabilities’ as we commemorate this year’s International Youth Day, slated for August 12, 2018. The Agenda 2030 on ...

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01 Aug
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EA-CDLP and NCD formalize partnership under a Memorandum of Understanding

The East Africa Center for Disability...

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03 Mar
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CDLP establishes Media Caucus on Disability

East Africa Center for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP) has added impetus to its work by establishing a Media Caucus on Disability. As an outcome recommendation of both the baseline study on the State on Media Coverage on Disability Issues in Uganda (June 2017); ...

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