Javed Abidi

Ashoka Fellow
This description of Javed Abidi's work was prepared when Javed Abidi was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Introduction
Javed Abidi is working to make legislative rights and economic opportunities a reality for the disabled in India. He is organizing disability groups across thematic, geographic, and language barriers to set up an informed national lobby. Simultaneously, he is establishing partnerships with business and the government to create equitable employment of the disabled.
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Updates

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