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Int’l Day of Disabled Persons saw in Pakistan

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed in Pakistan like other parts of the world. In Pakistan, only 0.48 % disabled persons are registered conferring to 6th Population and Housing Census 2017. United Nations General Assembly proclaimed in 1992 to observe the annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3. […]…Read More

Only 16 Universities in Pakistan offers facilities to disabled students

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Around 3.3 million individuals in Pakistan have minor or real inabilities; however out of aggregate 188 public-private area Universities in the Country, just 16 of them are giving extraordinary offices to incapacitated understudies at a more elevated amount of training. While just two Universities including Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Quaid-I-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad […]…Read More

Web accessibility for the disabled discussed at PTA

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A meeting on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ has recently been held at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) HeadquartersChairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah held the meeting with a group of People with disabilities, inviting their ideas and opinions on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ issues and identifying practical approaches to promote technological inclusivity’ in Pakistan.Saima Yousaf, a web developer, Muhammad Shabbir, a research…Read More

Web accessibility for the disabled discussed at PTA

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A meeting on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ has recently been held at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) HeadquartersChairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah held the meeting with a group of People with disabilities, inviting their ideas and opinions on Web accessibility for People with Disabilities’ issues and identifying practical approaches to promote technological inclusivity’ in Pakistan. Saima Yousaf, a web developer, Muhammad Shabbir, a…Read More

Mapping disabled childrens access to education

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Disabled children are commonly believed to be largely excluded from school in developing countries, but a new study shows that the difference between disabled and non-disabled children’s attendance is lower than expected. Coauthor Hannah Kuper of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and her colleagues analyzed a survey of almost one million children supported by children’s charity Plan. Across these nations, disabled and non-disabled children were…Read More

Workshop for easy access to info for the disabled

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STAFF REPORT ISB: UNESCO Islamabad, in collaboration with Special Talent Exchange Programme (STEP), has recently organized a media sensitization workshop on Enabling Universal Access to Information and Knowledge Platform for persons with disabilities here in Islamabad. Over 50 media practitioners, representatives and officials of civil society organizations, government, and the UN participated in the workshop and made a resounding appeal for taking concrete steps towards barrier free…Read More