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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

World White Cane Safety Day 2016 observed

YPSA observed World White Cane Safety Day 16 at Sitakund

The World White Cane Safety Day is celebrated every year on October 15 to highlight visually impaired people’s achievements and to remind people how white cane can play an important role in helping the visually impaired lives with greater independence. This year YPSA and Federation of DPOs Sitakund organized rally and discussion meeting on “World White Cane Safety Day 16” at YPSA HRDC Sitakund with the support of PKSF on 15 October 2016.
Women participants

Asgor Mahmud, program manager of YPSA was present as chief guest while Lokman Goni, Vice- President of Sitakund Federation of DPOs presided over the meeting. Mr. Nur Nobi, Mrs. Jesmin Akter and Mr. Joinl Abedin leaders of Sitakund Federation of DPOs gave their speech in the meeting. YPSA staffs, Federation and DPOs members participated in the rally and discussion meeting.

Discussion meeting on White Cane Safety Day 2016 organized by YPSA

The white cane can be perceived by many as a symbol of blindness or visual impairment. White canes are recognized for providing the visually impaired with greater mobility, allowing them to participate more within their communities.