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DPOs and Self-help issue in the Commonwealth Conference

Dear Friends and colleagues,

The Regional Conference on Disability in Commonwealth Asia held on 6-8 December 2008 at Bangalore in Inda. People with disabilities self-help endeavours drawn attention of the audience with utmost importance, as an effective means of empowerment of PWDs in this region. AWDP Secretary and Coordinator, Md. Mahbubul Ashraf has made a comprehensive presentation on this issue.

He highlighted in his presentation that the SHGs/DPOs have united people with disabilities and have increased their self-confidence and esteem. Because of these groups, today, disabled persons have a vision for a better future with dignity and rights.

Please download the complete report of the Conference from


M. Hossen

Asst. Information Officer


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