Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been yearly seen on 3 December around the globe. It was first articulated by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1992 denoting the day of the principal meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, in 1982.
The number of inhabitants in handicapped people the nation over have been enrolled to be under 0.48 per cent of the aggregate populace according to the as of late closed ‘sixth Population and Housing Census 2017’
The number of inhabitants in Pakistan, according to the fifth Population and Housing Census led in 1998 was recorded at 2.38 per cent of the aggregate populace, demonstrating that there has been a decrease of 80 per cent in the number of inhabitants in handicapped people.
“There are not exactly a million disable people living in the nation according to the registration information,” the best official of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) stated, showing that the choice to independently tally the debilitated was taken late which could have influenced the headcount. The measure to independently check the incapacitated was taken after the Supreme Court’s choice to this impact, as was done if there should be an occurrence of the transgender populace.
Keeping the virtue of the international disability day, host Sahir Lodhi dedicated the first segment of Aap Ka Sahir to all the disabled people living in Pakistan and around the globe. The host said the international disability day is one of the most important days of the year because on this day we get a chance to give credits to disable people who are working with the equal strength and has an equal share in the advancement of Pakistan.
Moreover, the host called two representatives from the disabled community along with their mentor who helped them in the journey of success, Since disability is considered a norm in south-east Asia, none dares to raise such topics, it’s TvOne and Aap Ka Sahir who is known for bringing able people in the limelight, and helping them grow in their respective field, much respect and prayers for the channel and Sahir Lodhi, we wish them to continue doing such efforts for the disable community living in Pakistan.
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