Disability Prohibition Act Animated Series – Story Four (Political Participation)  Persons with disabilities are entitled to the right to political participation. We must support PWDs to exercise their civil and political rights especially the right to contest for political office. #ParticipateToday  #KnowYourRights With support from: National Endowment for Democracy          Disability Prohibition Act Animated Series – Story Three (Accessibility)  The Discrimination against Persons with Disability (Prohibition) Act mandates the provision of ramps and lifts to ensure PWDs have access to these buildings. You can file a report to the management/authority in charge of inaccessible buildings to have them modified. #ParticipateToday #KnowYourRights Supported by National Endowment for Democracy     Disability Prohibition Act Animated Series – Story Two (Employment)  It has now become illegal to deny a person with disability employment opportunity on account of his/her disability. Section 20 of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disability Prohibition Act provides punishment for any individual or organization who deny a PWD equal access to employment opportunities. #ParticipateToday #KnowYourRights Supported by: National Endowment for Democracy     Disability Prohibition Act Animated Series – Story One (Transportation) The current state of public transportation in Nigeria is appaling, making usage extremely difficult for persons with disabilities. The Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Act (2019) mandates public buses and parks to be made accessible to PWDs within the next 5 years or risk being fined for non-compliance. #ParticipateToday#KnowYourRights Supported by: National Endowment for Democracy

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