All Inclusive Education

Government of Ghana adopts the Policy

Providing a Helping Hand

Giving Visibility to Persons with Disability

74 persons with disability engaged to collect road tolls

GFD commends Ministry of Roads and Highways for recruiting persons with disabilities

"Government will create enabling environment for PWDs"

Madam Otiko Gyaba, Minister of Gender, Children & Social Protection


Who We Are

Our vision is “an inclusive society for all persons with disabilities in Ghana”, and the mission is “to advocate the rights of Persons with Disability by influencing policies, programmes and activities at the national and local levels and to strengthen the organisations of Persons with Disabilities”.


Resources

We have made available advocacy materials, position papers, reports as well as publications. Also in our library section, you will find a lot of information you need to know about us.


Media

On our media portal, you will find videos, downloadable images, all the news and every press release we have made. Also there are information on our social media channels and what people are talking about related to GFD.

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) 

Previously known as the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) represents over 3 million persons with disabilities in Ghana. It is a civil society organisation which brings together the key organisations of persons with disabilities in Ghana.

GFD champions engagements towards assuring the rights of persons with disabilities to access education, employment, health, economic welfare, recreation, the built environment, justice, information and governance.
We work with our partners to advocate for a legislative regime which is sensitive to all persons with disabilities in Ghana and beyond

News & Blog

Oye Lithur calls for amendment of Disability Act

Nana Oye Lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called for amendment of the Disability Act 2006 to conform to international obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability.

NOV 25, 2013

Government will create enabling environment for PWDs

Madam Otiko Afisa Gyaba, the Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, says Government would promote policies and create enabling environment for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to function effectively.

JUL 01, 2017

Mainstream Issues of Disabilities into National Plan

Douglas Quartey, a Development Strategist Sunday observed that the input of People with Disabilities (PWDs) into Ghana?s all round growth, was equally important as that of the gender perspective on policy formulation and execution.
He said mainstreaming issues of PWDs into national plans at all levels, therefore deserved same vim as gender mainstreaming.
NOV 25, 2014

SOME OF OUR MEMBERS

GFD

“to advocate the rights of Persons with Disability by influencing policies, programmes and activities at the national and local levels and to strengthen the organisations of Persons with Disabilities

CONTACT US

Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations
Accra Rehabilitation Centre, Barnes Road
P .O. Box AC 40, Accra
Tel: +233 302 240 530
Email: info@gfdgh.org

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