Sierra Leone: People with disabilities make 10 per cent of the population in Sierra Leone mainly because of the civil war that devastated the country for a decade. People with disabilities have for years been silent and sidelined. But this is slowly but surely changing – the voice of persons with disabilities and their rights has been amplified in a new law on disabilities ensuring inclusion on all fronts, in the country’s development and political plans.
ALHAJI WALKS TOWARDS HIS HOUSE.
Alhaji Ahmed Jusu Jarka, had both his hands hacked off by rebels in January of 1996.