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Bangladesh: Half of disabled children are sexually abused

Posted 11/07-10 at 21.50

A study by the Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation (BPF) and Save the Children Sweden-Denmark has found that about half of all disabled children in the country experienced sexual abuse. According to Selina Ahmed, director of child protection ...

Bangladesh: National DPO demands budget allocation for disabled people

Posted 01/06-10 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 countr ...

Bangladesh: Accused intimidate witnesses in rape of Deaf girl

Posted 05/11-09 at 13.07

Two men charged in the rape of a Deaf girl in Sathkhira district have been accused of intimidating her and witnesses. It is also claimed that they, together with others, have been attempting to destroy evidence. This information was given ...

Bangladesh: DPO delegation meets Speaker of Parliament

Posted 03/09-09 at 14.44

A seven-member joint delegation of Bangladesh ...

3rd December, International Day of Disabled People - Events and campaigns

Posted 08/12-08 at 21.43

What I did on International Day. Where were you on 3rd December 2008? We would love to hear your story. Please leave a comment about what you did, the event you took part in and people you met. "I had the day off work and met up ...

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