A deaf journalist in Nigeria, Julius Shemang, is advancing Deaf and disability rights in many ways. For example, he fights for better disability rights laws in Nigeria. He also raises deaf awareness by showing how a deaf person can succeed in journalism. Furthermore, he advocates for better media coverage of disability issues. Julius Shemang is Chairman of the Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD) in Kaduna State, Nigeria. JONAPWD is a national cross-disability rights advocacy organization.
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