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International Day of People with Disability observed in Gaibandha

Title:International Day of People with Disability observed in Gaibandha

Gaibandha, Bangladesh. December 03, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - Disability Day, or the International Day of People with Disability, is a day that has been promoted by the United Nations since 1992. The aim of the day is to encourage a better understanding of people affected by a disability, together with helping to make people more aware of the rights, dignity and welfare of disabled people, as well as raise awareness about the benefits of integrating disabled persons into every aspect of life, from economic, to political, to social and cultural. "Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities"- is the theme of this year’s International Day of People with Disability. Bangladesh is also observing the day. The photographs are taken at a rally held in Gaibandha organised by the district administration. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS

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