Bangladesh

Region: Asia

RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Rights and Protection of Persons with Disabilities Act 2013 implements the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Quota legislation

10% for disabled persons and orphans in the public sector

National Skills Development Policy 2011

Institutions will maintain accurate and reliable data on student enrolment, course completion, employment outcomes, gender, disability and indigenous status, which will contribute to the national skills data system and allow for improved performance monitoring;

Reasonable accommodation will be made to cater for those who are illiterate, have a disability or low education levels, provided they demonstrate the skill to the required level;

Students with disabilities will have access to counselling on training and employment options.

National business and disability networks or initiatives