In a heartwarming gesture of support, the National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPD) presented 48,000 Leones to three disabled organizations on Wednesday, 18 October 2023, in Freetown. The donation aims to…
The National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPD) was established in 2012 as provided for in Section (2) of the Persons with Disability Act 2011.
The PWD Act 2011 itself is domesticated form of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and Article 33 provides that state parties should establish an implementing agency of the Convention.
The Act states thus “being an Act to establish the National Commission for Persons with disabilities, to prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities, achieve equalization of opportunities for persons with disabilities and provide for other related matters”.