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Education for disabled still a challenge in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has made visible progress on the education front, but exclusion of disabled persons, especially children in education, remains an alarming challenge.

This was said by Unesco Director Dr Kozue Kay Nagata on Tuesday at an advocacy walk at the Pakistan Sports Complex in the wake of Global Action Week on Education for All (EFA). About 1,000 students from colleges around Islamabad together with a large number of persons with disabilities and representatives of the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD), Unesco, civil society and the media participated in the walk.

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Source: The Express Tribune
When: 08/5/2014

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