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    Sarika Fantasy offers entertainment facilities for free

    Md Mehedi Hassan | Updated at 01:06am on February 04, 2019

    Twelve-year-old Sumaiya Akhter, an autistic child from Dhaka’s Adabor area who came to visit 24th Dhaka International Trade Fair, was passing her time mirthfully, riding...

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    Disability-friendly social system is important

    Mamunur Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2019

    WE DO not generally think so much about people with physical disabilities. We do not care for their advantage and disadvantage. But people with disabilities...

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    Bangladeshi disabilities activist gets UNESCO award  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:45am on December 05, 2018

    Vashkar Bhattacharjee, a Bangladeshi national who was visually impaired, was awarded the Unesco/Emir Jaber al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of...

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    Policy prioritisation must be translated into action

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    SUCCESSIVE governments have prioritised rights and needs of the people with disabilities in policies. In 2007, Bangladesh ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of...

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    Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35am on December 04, 2018

    The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed on Monday with the theme of ‘empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’. Different...

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    Policy being formulated to ensure govet jobs for special people: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:24pm on December 03, 2018

    Though the government had abolished the quota system in first class public service, it was preparing a policy for the persons with disabilities, ethnic groups...

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    Disabled people get employment through job fair

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02am on October 21, 2018

    In a noble gesture, a total of 110 people with disabilities have been employed in a job fair held on Saturday Krishibid Institute Bangladesh in...

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    Govt plans housing programmes for disabled people: official

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2018

    The government had planned to take up housing programmes for people with disabilities, social welfare ministry secretary Zillar Rahman said on Saturday....

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    Govt must focus on mobility of people with disabilities

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2018

    THE access of people with disabilities to public transports has so far been largely ignored, as New Age reported on Friday....

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    Rural people get less share of benefits

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:30am on May 18, 2018

    Disparity between cities and villages is widening as most benefits of economic growth go to urban people depriving rural folks, the majority population, as successive...