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    Disability Benefits In Pakistan

  • Gender & disability

    WOMEN with disabilities face triple discrimination the world over on the basis of disability, gender and poverty...

    The 2011 World Report on Disability indicates that the global female disability prevalence rate is higher at 19...

  • Trump called out for 'appearing to mock' journalist with disability

    WASHINGTON: An advocacy group is offering Donald Trump "sensitivity training" after the Republican presidential candidate "appeared to mock" a New York Times reporter with a disability...

    “It is unacceptable for a child to mock another child's disability on the playground, never mind a presidential candidate mocking someone's disability as part of a national political discourse,” he said...

  • Disentangling disability

    We do not use the words disability, impairment or handicap; anymore...

    ”Apart from the need for the government to allocate a separate budget for the functionally limited, Soomro feels that the issue of disability certificates needs to be addressed...

  • SC asked to ensure inclusion of disability information in census

    “The census should ensure proper identification of persons with disability, documentation of impairments and categorisations of the type, cause, duration and severity of the disability,” says the petition moved by Advocate Raheel Kamran Sheikh...

    The earlier petition was moved by a community-based organisation from Karachi, the Inclusive Development Network Pakistan, and has been pending before the court for over two years now...

  • Demand for job quota raised on International Day of Persons with Disability events

    KARACHI: Special citizens held various programmes including demonstrations, rallies and gatherings in different cities and towns of the interior of Sindh on Saturday to highlight their issues on the International Day of Persons with Disability...

    They urged employers in the public and private institutions not to discriminate against special citizens merely due to their physical disability...

  • Survey to determine major causes of disability after census

    ISLAMABAD: Three new data entry codes for the disabled have been introduced in the population count form and a follow-up survey will be held after the census to determine major causes of disability in the country, Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa said on Friday...

    The announcement came following Supreme Court directions to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) which was asked to include separate codes for the disabled in the...

  • Hawking, who conquered disability and space, dies

    ”The combination of his best-selling book and his almost total disability for a while he could use a few fingers, later he could only tighten the muscles on his face made him one of science’s most recognisable faces...

    Although it could take him minutes to compose answers to even simple questions, Hawking said the disability did not impair his work...

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