Unesco marks Day of Persons with Disabilities

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The UNESCO together with its partners in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh has observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme of the day for this year is “Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an Inclusive Society and Development for All”.


In KPK, UNESCO observed the event together with Special Abilities Development Association (SADA) in Lower Dir while in Sindh the event was jointly observed with Nawabshah Disability Forum.


The major focus of the day was to take practical and concerted actions to include persons with disabilities in social life and development on the basis of equity and equality, highlight progress and obstacles in implementing disability sensitive policies as well as promote public awareness to break barriers and open doors for an inclusive society for all.


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Published in: Volume 04 Issue 49

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