Towards an inclusive and progressive workforce.

On first May, we all pause to celebrate the contributions made by workers to our country`s and indeed global economy through their sweat in various sectors. The typical news from various governments is an increase in the minimum wage package, Kenya hasn`t had any increase for the last four years due to contestation by employersContinue reading “Towards an inclusive and progressive workforce.”

Global Disability Summit 2022: another talkshop?

In 2018, the government of Kenya co-hosted the first global disability summit with the government of United Kingdom (UK) in London. This was hailed as the biggest meet-up around disability agenda bringing together governments, development organizations, business entities, organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) and their allies that led to commitments meant to advance theContinue reading “Global Disability Summit 2022: another talkshop?”

Falling down “a good one!”

I am sure many of you have been victims of your body`s disobedience to the law of gravity and motion as discovered by one Isaac Newton. Your body refused to carry the weight within it and thus resting it on the ground with a sound lacking English words for its description, but in Swahili, oneContinue reading “Falling down “a good one!””

Covid-19 Response: Inclusion of persons with disabilities as an afterthought.

It has been a while since the World Health Organization declared Coronavirus, a pandemic and marshalling the global might of governments, UN agencies, bilateral institutions, businesses and citizenry towards its response. On everyone`s tongue is Covid-19 and its effects to humanity and world economy, various measures have had to be employed globally to curtail theContinue reading Covid-19 Response: Inclusion of persons with disabilities as an afterthought.