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Title:
TOWARDS INCLUSION: DISABILITY AND INDIGENOUS SHONA CULTURE IN ZIMBABWE

Authors:
Nomatter Sande

Abstract:
Disability studies have recently created space within the inter-disciplinary divide. Many actors like religions, government and non-government organizations are working towards shaping, defining, issues surrounding disability. Results showed that Persons with Disability (PWD) are stigmatized, excluded and dehumanized in the society. However, there is a gap to move beyond identifying the challenges affecting PWD into societal inclusion. Accordingly, this entails creating space for PWD as part of good citizenry. Therefore, this article deconstructs the Shona indigenous culture towards the inclusion of PWD. In conclusion, this article recommends that a critical utilization of the Shona cultural perspective of humanness enhances social inclusion

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