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  1. Nov 2022
    1. TITLE:Govt. hosts capacity building for persons with disability in digital technology

      CONTENT:The government of Ghana is advancing digital inclusion for Persons with Disability (PWDs) to enable them to take advantage of the digital and financial technology services. During a workshop on digital accessibility for persons with disability, the Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, disclosed that empowering persons with disability with the right skills and knowledge builds their capacity to contribute to national development. ‘We will ensure that all citizens benefit equally and equitably from digital skills, products and services, as we are determined to narrow all forms of the digital divide’, she said. Issues of the importance of digital accessibility for persons with disability, interventions, gaps in digital accessibility and solutions to strengthen policies were part of the discussions during the workshop.

      EXCERPT: To reduce the digital divide in Ghana, the government has taken the initiative to train persons with disability in digital technology.

      LINK: https://publicsectormag.net/tag/ministry-of-communications-and-digitalisation/

      TOPIC: Rights of persons with disability

      COUNTRY: Accra, Ghana

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