Congenital Disability and Marital Disintegration: Narratives of Zimbabwean women with children with disabilities.

Makuvaza, Stanley (2013) Congenital Disability and Marital Disintegration: Narratives of Zimbabwean women with children with disabilities. pp. 1-11. ISSN IJSST (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The study sought to unveil challenges which women face when they give birth to children with disabilities. The research was done in Marondera in Mashonaland East Province in Zimbabwe. The participants to the study were randomly selected. The researcher took advantage of those clients who visited Schools Psychological and Special Needs Department looking for assessments and placements of their children with disabilities. The study found out that there is still stigma against children with disabilities. The research also found out that there are no advocacy programmes in place to fight the stigma against children with disabilities. The study also recommended the full implementation of inclusive education so as address the problem of stigma against learners with disabilities. It also recommended that government should go an extra mile as it tries to resolve issues of stigma against children with disabilities.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Depositing User: Mr Stanley Makuvaza
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2015 15:02
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 15:02
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/288

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