The number of people with disability in Bangladesh is high. While most people in this group are yet to be covered under a general education scheme, those who do attain a degree find it difficult to get suitable jobs. To help people with disabilities find employment in the job market, the Bangladesh Business & Disability Network (BBDN) has been working with its member organisations and other stakeholders in the industry since 2016.
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No one provided Bhashkar Bhattacharya with a job, even after he came back from Japan armed with a degree a year ago. The problem, however, had nothing to do with his qualifications, but with his eyes with which he cannot see.
We are heartened by the real life story published in this paper of a young girl leading her blind father from the crossbar of a rickshaw as he drives...
He comes to the school early in the morning, takes classes and leaves after everybody. His students are ready to follow his words and they feel bored if he is absent for a day. He is Tuhin, a primary school teacher who cannot stand or walk because of polio in his childhood, 34 years back. Overcoming physical challenges, he has made himself close to the heart of teachers and students alike at the West Sitki Primary school in Kathalia under Jhalakathi.