Fighting prejudice around disability with modeling in DRC

Activists in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo hosted the first fashion show for differently abled people on Friday April 19, to promote acceptance and removal of barriers that the disabled face in the country.

Under the theme Toza Fier, meaning "We are proud" in the local Lingala language, 15 models living with disability proudly walked down the runway, showcasing a variety of outfits by local designers.

Organisers - the Kontinental Foundation, said the fashion show wa…

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