Promotion of Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Bangladesh

The project of “Promotion of Human Rights of Persons with Disability in Bangladesh (PHRPBD)” that is aimed for protecting and upholding human rights of disabled community has been implemented by BERDO with partnership of Center for Disability in Development (CDD) since 1st July, 2010. The main objective of the project is to empower the people with disability through group formation in the community. There are ten women groups consisting of 116 enrolled members of PWDs.  Major interventions are conduct courtyard meetings, distribution of assistive devices, assists PWDs for getting disabilities allowances, assist children with disability for admission into schools, referral services and regular follow ups.