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Malawi President Joyce Banda

Why I Am Taking a Stand on Intellectual Disability in Africa

Joyce Banda | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Joyce Banda

I am convening the African Leaders Forum on Disability in partnership with Special Olympics so that a marginalized population long unrecognized does not remain in the shadows. I consider this a critical, moral and practical challenge.

The Tyranny of Intellectual Disability: Lack of Options

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

Families are faced with the unthinkable: Caring for their children with intellectual disabilities, or caring for the entire family's future. Sadly, mothers and families are told, and shown, that they cannot have both.

A New Leader for Africa

Elliot Gerson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Elliot Gerson

Joyce Banda, president of Malawi since April, is already a beacon of hope for that desperately poor country, but also for good governance across a continent long plagued by its opposite.

The Elephant Falls, or Rises, the Story Goes...

Juliet Asante | Posted 10.31.2012 | World
Juliet Asante

The past two years have been interesting ones for Africa. Africa stands tall in something it hasn't been noted for, and interestingly, therefore, the uniqueness of it has almost slipped under the radar.