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The proposed Council under ICT Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2020 is heavily tilted in favor of government: Civic Path to Development

Islamabad: On Sept 16, the Senate of Pakistan has approved long awaited ICT Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2020. The act covers improving the condition of Persons with Disability (PWDs) in social, economic and political spheres. The act envisages a council entrusted with multiple functions that include implementation of the act, taking possible steps to protect PWDs from discrimination, exploitation and inhuman treatment and monitoring of government and private organization and issue them performance score cards periodically for the efforts they would make in implementation of the act.  The council consists of fourteen members, but its membership is heavily tilted […]