Shantha Rau Barriga

Shantha Rau Barriga is director of the disability rights program at Human Rights Watch. She is responsible for monitoring developments in the field of disability rights, overseeing research on discrimination and human rights violations against persons with disabilities worldwide, and leading global advocacy initiatives.

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The (in)human dimension of Ghana’s prayer camps

By: Shantha Rau Barriga

Ambamfo Ofori Atiemo says that prayer camps in Ghana deserve a closer look, as they are a supposedly compassionate, faith-based response to mental disability. Human ...




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