February 11, 2014 | Africa: Malawi

The Forgotten 200 Million

By Lynn Aylward

Special Olympics Board Chairman Timothy P. Shriver asked the 3.5 million members of the organization ONE's global community to help bring people with intellectual disabilities, who are one of the most marginalized groups of people on the planet, out of the shadows. Shriver was drawing attention to the African Leaders Forum on Disability that was held in Lilongwe, Malawi on February 9 through 11. Her Excellency President Joyce Banda and Special Olympics were co-hosts of the Forum. Read more at the link below.

About Lynn Aylward: I work in communications for Special Olympics.

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