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Bangladesh: National DPO demands budget allocation for disabled people

Posted 01/6-10 at 13.49

At a press conference on May10th, Md. Abdus Sattar Dulal, president of the National Alliance of Disabled Peoples Organizations (NADPO), demanded a 10 percent allocation of the National Budget to support disabled people (who comprise 10% of the country's population) and a five percent allocation for Disabled Peoples' Organisations (DPOs).

Bangladesh DPO press conference

NADPO press conference

He argued that NADPO's proposal should be accepted in the light of the UN Convention, not because of any feeling of sympathy for disabled people.

http://nation.ittefaq.com/issues/2010/05/11/news0695.htm

 

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