July 5, 2016 Current Events 0 Comments

The BBC’s Film The World’s Worst Place to Be Disabled? on Youtube looks at disabled journalist Sophie Morgan’s heart-wrenching journey.

Chained up at prayer camps, exiled from villages for being cursed, forced on the streets and in some cases even killed, this is the reality for many disabled people in Ghana. Disabled journalist Sophie Morgan goes on an immersive journey to discover if Ghana is the World’s Worst The World’s Worst Place to Be Disabled?

Beginning in the country’s thriving capital Accra, Sophie sees first-hand how many disabled people end up with a life on the streets and hears how the disabled people of Ghana seem to have been left out of this west African country’s economic success. Shocked by what she finds in the city, she heads to the countryside to find out the reality of life for disabled people there and then finds herself in one of Ghana’s popular prayer camps where many disabled people are taken to be ‘cured’.

View the film.

 

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