ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 5, Number 2, July 2007

Disabled Citizens: A Case Study of Pakistan
Khalid Salahuddin - Governement of sindh pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan
Dr Amanat Ali Jalbani - SZABIST, Karachi, Pakistan

Destiny is divine governed. Nobody knows what happens tomorrow. We live in emerging era of fast tract life focusing to achieve targets in the shortest possible time. In this mechanized world we forget those who due to some reason or the other can not fulfill their dreams due to Disability. Disabled people are rarely accepted as contributing members of society, and are often seen as a burden to families. Unfortunately data is lacking on many aspects of Disability in the developing world. According to estimates of the United Nations, about 10% of the world’s population is disabled. In developing countries, including Pakistan, disabled people are living a miserable life. It has been estimated that among the 10 million handicapped people in Pakistan, the distribution between urban and rural areas is in the ratio 3:1[1] which may not be true because the statistics on rural areas is not available....


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