Benazir Bhutto was great leader of women rights

KARACHI: President Disable Welfare Association DWA Karachi Nazia Ayub said on Friday that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was a the great leader of women rights in Pakistan and saw dream that women will participate along with men in development of Pakistan and exploited women will also live with dignity in society.

Addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club in connection with International Women’s Day, she demanded that word “people with disabilities” should be used instead of special or disable persons and disabled should be treated as a person not with focusing their disability. She said government should allow organizations of women with disabilities to sit in meetings and they should have a right in decision making.

She said international rule should be followed for persons with disabilities in public transport, buildings, and the places for entertainment.

Nazia said disability certificate should be posted and made within 15 days for convince of women with disability and the offices of disabled certificate department should be made on ground floor.

She said all political parties should mention the problems faced by disabled people in their charters.

Nazia also demanded of President of Pakistan, Chief Justice, Prime Minister and Chief Minister Sindh to take steps for provision of full job quota to disabled women and stop acts of neglecting them in employment, which is the major problem facing disabled women.