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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 3

Every year, International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on December 3 by the United Nations and several other organisations spread all over the world. This year the day is celebrated with the following theme Theme: “Building Back Better: Towards a disability-inclusive accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”. Background The International Day of Persons ..

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September 23: International Day of Sign Languages

Every year, September 23 is marked as the International Day of Sign Languages by the United Nations. The day is being celebrated since 2018. This year, the International Day of Sign Languages is being celebrated under the following theme Theme: Sign Languages are for Everyone Why September 23? September 23 has been chosen to celebrate ..

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22nd edition of UN Committee on CRPD held at Geneva

The 22nd edition of United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) was held at UNHRC in Geneva from 2nd & 3rd September 2019. In this session, UN Committee on CRPD took up India’s First Country Report on ‘Status of Disability in India’ for consideration. An Indian delegation was headed by Mrs. Shakuntala ..

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Centre for Disability Sports to come up in Gwalior

The Union cabinet has recently approved a proposal for setting up the Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh to benefit para-sports in the country. The centre will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 170.99 crore over a period of five years & will be registered under the Societies Registration Act, ..

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2018 International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed every year on December 3 to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. The annual observance ..

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