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Did you know that over a billion people in the world live with some form of disability?
That’s 15% of the world’s population.
The Person withdisabilities Act2006 definesdisabilityas “a substantial functional limitation of daily life activities caused by physical, mental or sensory impairment and environmental barriers resulting in limited participation.”
People with disabilities have generally poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates of poverty than people without disabilities. This is largely due to the lack of services available to them and the many obstacles they face in their everyday lives.(World report on disability)
Bridging the gap between PWDs and the able-bodied is without a doubt a challenge, yet both parties desire to be accepted equally in society. The people at night to shine thought it important to take of one day in a year to…
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