• Md. Mashiur Rahman Bhawal Badre Alam Government College, Gazipur, Dhaka Bangladesh


Bangladesh a developing country, and the major focus towards poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, lack of health awareness and health services as well as the denial of many basic human rights. So the attention to persons with disability is far cry and the situation of disabled people in Bangladesh is comparatively far below the average situation of any other section of people.  The general objectives of this study are to find out the current situation of physically disabled persons in Sylhet city of Bangladesh and to measure the socio-economic problems of people with disabilities (PWDs). The main methods of this research were social survey and case study; and in some cases observation method was followed. Both quantitative and qualitative information was collected to have an in-depth knowledge about the situation of physically disabled persons and quality of services for them. The researchers have found from this study that 59% of the disabled persons become disabled by natural causes, 35% become disabled by accidents and 6% by other causes.

Author Biography

Md. Mashiur Rahman, Bhawal Badre Alam Government College, Gazipur, Dhaka Bangladesh

Lecturer, Social Work, Bangladesh Civil Service (General Education), Bhawal Badre Alam Government College, Gazipur, Dhaka Bangladesh. 


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How to Cite

Rahman, M. M. (2018). THE SITUATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY-A STUDY IN SYLHET CITY OF BANGLADESH. Journal of Asian and African Social Science and Humanities, 3(4), 12–38. Retrieved from