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Gul Muhammad commented on Linking Persons With Disabilities with Opportunities

Hi Shabir! you have shared a useful idea in the support of people with disability and their needs. Since, Khyber Agency, FATA is badly affected from a prolonged militancy and displacement where approx. 150000 families of Khyber Agency were displaced. After successful military operation, the writ of the government established now in the area and displaced people returned back to their native areas. six seven year long militancy and displacement increased the vulnerability of women, children, elderly persons and persons with disability. you idea is mainly focusing PWD, which is the ignored segment of our society. Poverty and ignorance are two important factors which further increases the miseries of PWD in the rural communities of Khyber Agency. The overall environment is not PWD friendly and thus they are more vulnerable. The social system has least attention and importance towards the issues being face by PWD and similarly, the building structures i.e. schools, hospitals, public offices and houses don't have special arrangements for PWD. Livelihoods is another burning issue for them as they considered as a burden on the society.
Your idea has very well addressed the issues of PWD and to make them empower both socially and economically will lead them to a independent and dignified life.