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South Africa’s Children with Disabilities Need the President’s Attention

Expand Parents of children with disabilities stand outside the South African Human Rights Commission. © 2017 Jean Elphick/Afrika Tikkun When two young South African learners ran into the road to pick up a fallen election poster featuring the country’s president Cyril Ramaphosa, their action did not go unnoticed. A video about the “rescue mission,” posted on social media, caught the president’s eye. He promptly invited the girls over for a chat. But the two, Aaliyah Baker and Fatima Zehra Cassiem, both aged 10, came to the meeting with a demand: they wanted cleaner toilets at their school.…

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