In October 2019, hundreds of persons with disabilities met with the Mozambican President, Felipe Nyusi and secured his commitment to new laws, policies and strategies to improve the socio-economic and political inclusion of persons with disabilities in Mozambique. The Forum of Organisations of People with Disabilities (FAMOD) and Mozambican Association of Disable People (ADEMO), in […]
From 2018-2020, Democracy Works Foundation funded and co-funded by WFD and the European Union, is supporting local campaign and advocacy organisations in Limpopo, Northern Cape and North West provinces to participate in Provincial Legislature proceedings.
The programme provides training and mentoring on how to conduct research and engage the public in important issues.
By connecting Members of Provincial Legislatures (MPLs) with organisations working to advance the rights of women and traditionally marginalised groups such as young people and persons with disabilities (PWDs) the programme will ensure relevant policy areas are better represented at the provincial level.
Active in three provinces: Limpopo, Northern Cape and North West, the programme also works with MPLs on provincial Portfolio Committees, which are responsible for health, safety and security issues.
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Democracy goes beyond the ballot box. For democracy to flourish, elected representatives need to be able to find out and understand the needs of the people they represent. Ways for people to find out what is going on in parliament and respond to it are just as important. In Sierra Leone, WFD has been working […]