More inclusive elections: Enhancing participation of persons with disabilities

According to a 2018 World Bank report, one in six Nigerians live with some form of disability.

Recognition of the need to ensure that persons with disabilities (PWD) are better supported in participating in electoral processes has been an area buy winstrol online of focus for the European Union’s “Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria” (EU SDGN) programme, operational from 2017-2022. The programme has worked to advocate for the rights of PWDs to be enshrined in electoral legislation and regulation, to encourage their political participation as candidates, and has supported efforts to increase awareness of these rights among key stakeholders and PWDs.