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Deaf community empowered in Namibia

A project in Namibia built local capacity in Deaf education and Namibian Sign Language. As a result, the Deaf community empowered itself.
Cover of the journal "Development in Practice: Stimulating Thought for Action"

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A project in Namibia built Deaf people’s capacity in Deaf education and developing Namibian Sign Language. As a result, the Deaf community empowered itself. Part of the project included strengthening government services. This resulted in Deaf people participating more fully in society.

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The project occurred from 2006 to 2010. The article published in the Development in Practice journal, Volume 22, Issue 2, on March 28, 2012. The web page is partly accessible for people using screen reading software, but with difficulty. Links and buttons do not have labels. We were not able to assess if the PDF file is accessible.

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