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Improving the quality of life for people with dwarfism while celebrating with great pride little people’s contribution to social diversity

Promote independence
of little people

Treat little according to their age not height. Improvise to ensure that little people can reach stuff beyond their height. Self-esteem and a sense of independence are key factors to coping with dwarfism.

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Ensure reasonable accommodation for little people

Ensure reasonable accommodation
for little people

Disability is largely a social construct. Imagine if the world was designed for little people, wouldn’t average height people become disabled? Therefore, through social adjustment and reasonable accommodation, we can all happily live in society

" Discrimination against any person on the basis of disability is a violation of the inherent dignity and worth of the human person " - CRPD.

PHOTO GALLERY

Nabisere Sarah (RIP) – Sharing her experience as a single mother.She is a mother to an 11 year old Robert Kabenge who is also a dwarf.

 

After 5 years of communicating via internet, Annet finally met Fred in the UK in Nov 2009 – what an exciting moment!. Here Fred had gone to visit Annet at the University of Cambridge.

Aisha carrying her new bundle of Joy, baby Mariam

David Biragiro – He is a third year Makerere University student pursuing a Bachelor of Quantitative Economics.

LPU members in Masaka pose for a photo after a meeting.

 

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ADVOCATING FOR AN
INCLUSIVE SOCIETY

Respect human rights

Being small is the only difference; little people are not clowns in circus. They are people with rights, responsibilities and sensitivities like everyone else.

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End stigma and
discrimination:

Nobody is to blame for who the little people are. Dwarfism is not associated with personality disorders; it is a mere physiological difference.

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Ensure Physical and Social inclusion

Disability is a result of exclusion and shortage of accessibility. Our demand for equal rights with other citizens is a matter of achieving basic human rights. Physical exclusion and social isolation is equivalent to discrimination.

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