The head of the Pacific Disability Forum in Fiji says recent natural disasters have highlighted the need for aid agencies to consider how they help people with disabilities during emergencies. Setareki Macanawai says stories of how some disabled people have struggled during cyclones, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis were shared at a recent regional conference … Read more
Congratulations to Fiji for ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Fiji signed this United Nations human rights convention on 2 June 2010 and ratified it on 7 June 2017. This great news comes to us from Setareki S. Macanawai, Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Disability Forum.