Somalia: Launching Ceremony of the National Disability Agency.

Launching Ceremony for the National Disability Agency

13 July, 2021 – Somalia: The Ministry of Women & Human Rights Development launches the national disability agency in an official ceremony attended by different signatories, politicians, diplomats, and invited Human Rights Defenders HRDs from the coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders CSHRDs. The minister of women & human rights development (Hanifa) was also there to oversea the launching ceremony of the national disability agency which is crucial in dealing with country’s disability rights and more inclusion for the disabled, because disability is not inability.

The Launching Ceremony Attendees/Participants. Photo @courtesy of CSHRDS

The ceremony brought together many stakeholders in the disability rights in order to witness the foundation of Somalia’s first disability agency that will work hard to ensure that the disabled get their full rights and enjoy inclusion.

Asad from CSHRDS & Kirsten Young Chief of Human Rights and Protection Group, United Nations Mission in Somalia during the launching ceremony.

Today was historical day, where Asad from the CSHRDS alongside with his colleagues participated in the national Disability agency launching event in Mogadishu. Senior HRDs from the Coalition of Somali Human Rights Defenders CSHRDS who attended the ceremony and addressed attendees stressed the importance of inclusion for the disabled as part of recognizing the human rights and dignity.


PHOTOS @ Courtesy of the CSHRDS