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A high-school student at a Unified School in Senegal shares the impact Special Olympics programming has made on her cousin with Down syndrome.
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Special Olympics Rwanda's partnership with media outlets help recruit more athletes and spread awareness about inclusion to the public.
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Members of a refugee camp share how Unified Schools have benefited the lives of people of all abilities in their community.
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The following is an excerpt from the article titled Special Olympics: Sharing Sports Experience published by Monitor Uganda Edition.
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As the citizens of Kenya prepare for presidential and general elections on 9 August 2022, Special Olympics Kenya athletes, Law Enforcement Officers and honored guests joined together for an Law Enforcement Torch Run event to promote peaceful elections.
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Siblings of Special Olympics athletes speak passionately about inclusion.
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The goal is to address the challenge of unemployment in South Africa through grant funding and forming relationships with public, private, and civil society organizations on projects that will significantly contribute to job creation.
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Fansided spotlights Special Olympics Unified Sports with refugees.
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Over 5.5 million athletes with intellectual disabilities participate in Special Olympics programs around the world, and the number of nations with at least one Special Olympics chapter is constantly growing.
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For many years, there have been human-rights violations—plus inadequate care and support—that deeply affected the lives of people with intellectual disabilities in Ghana.
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