Bangladesh will be observing ‘World Down Syndrome Day-2015’
"Down Syndrome awareness walk " organized on 21st March in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day by Down Syndrome Association of Nepal DSAN starting at focal point Maitighar Mandala to raise awareness of Down syndrome in the society and let people know that these people with Down syndrome are no different than all of us. With proper care and support they could also achieve their aims in life and be productive to society and family and live respectable dignified lives
People from various walks of life participated along with children with Down syndrome carrying placards with messages for rights to Health , Education and Social participation and informative notes regarding Down syndrome.Posters and leaflets distributed along the way to passersby.
The walk ended at DSAN office at New Baneshwor and all enjoyed a small entertainment program with snacks ,dance and music.