SABC 360 Disabitilty

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The SABC Disability 360 Campaign aims to empower People with Disabilities by providing on-going disability related content on-air, online and on the ground (events) through SABC various platforms which will be providing the sector with information about job opportunities, training opportunities and pertinent disability content, in all 11 official languages.

This Campaign will allow maximum access to information by the Disability Sector in South Africa, thus ensuring that the SABC broadcasts not only compelling content but also content that empowers its audiences. The Disability 360 Campaign further aims at creating an online “community” where people with disabilities can go and engage and access any disability related Information.

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Ms Victoria Shongwe Mr & Ms Deaf World, Asia & Europe

Miss & Mister Deaf World (MMDW) is an international beauty pageant which crowns young Deaf women to "Miss Deaf World" and young Deaf men to "Mister Deaf World" every year, usually in Prague, in the Czech Republic.
MMDW is a Nonprofit organization which was created in 2001. The pageant is organised by the companies MISS DEAF s.r.o. and MISS – MISTER DEAF s.r.o., and their president is Josef Uhlíř.[1] The official language in the contest is International Sign Language,[2] and the crystal crowns for all the finalists are made by Astera s.r.o.[3]

By the rules of the contest, a winner is disallowed to participate in another beauty contest.[4] In July 9, 2010 there was a MDW contest in Tbilisi, Georgia,[5] and Miss Julie Abbou from France contested.[6] She won three titles of the first Vicemiss Deaf World 2010, the second Vicemiss Deaf World 2010 and of the Miss Sympathy Deaf World 2010.[7][8] Afterwards, Abbou contested Miss Deaf International[9] in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 31, 2010, and was crowned as Miss Deaf International.[10] As a result, Uhlíř published an announcement at MDW website about disqualifying Abbou from the titles of 1st Vicemiss Deaf World 2010 and of Miss Sympathy Deaf World 2010, which Abbou won during the final ceremony of Miss Deaf World 2010 and Miss Deaf Europe 2010 competitions in Tbilisi. Uhlíř stated that during the MDW competitions, Abbou was personally informed, as well as the other competing girls, that in the case of receiving one of the official titles of the MDW competitions, the winner would be prohibited from participation in any other Miss competition. Uhlíř explained the reason for keeping the high status of the both competitions, keeping the high reputation of the gained titles and preventing any hurt of Miss Deaf World and Miss Deaf Europe competitions prestige. Uhlíř added that every girl could participate these competitions, even two times, if she was not awarded any of the titles during her first participation.

Tfokomala Nami

We hosted Ms Alice Mlauzi from the South African National Council for the Blind, a Social Inclusion Officer who spoke about Voter Education for Visually Impaired Persons.

Tfokomala Nami

We hosted Ms Sonto Maseko from Epilepsy South Africa
Who talked about Epilepsy Month


Rights of the Visually Impaired. Disability Independence Group has been involved in several matters involving the rights of the visually impaired. ... People with vision impairments use screen reading software to have access to computer information.

SABC Disability 360

M r DP Nkambule
Department of Social Development
Manager: Office on the Rights of persons with disabilities
HE spoke about Disability Month Programme of Action

Communicable diseases

Ms Hluphi Mpangane
Department of Health
Coordinator: Communicable diseases
She discussed polio affecting people with disabilities

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