CONSULTATION MEETING- FORMATION OF DISABILITY ACT PAKISTAN IN THE LIGHT OF UN-CRPD AT FAISALABAD

he Association of Women for Awareness and Motivation (AWAM) in collaboration with the Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID Network Pakistan) and the Highly Enthusiastic, Saaya Association and Educative Rights Association (HEERA) organized a Consultation Meeting entitled “Formulation of Disability Draft in the Light of UNCRPD” held on 15 June 2013 in Faisalabad. The consultation was joined by 40 persons with disabilities, lawyers, media personnel, representatives of organizations focusing on human rights and disability issues. Followed by the consultation, a press conference was also conducted to highlight the challenges faced by the PWDs through media.