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Disabled Child Foundation (DCF) is an Organization of Persons with Disabilities (OPD) based in Bangladesh, led by women with disabilities. It is an independent, voluntary, non-profit, non-political, non-government organization. DCF was established in 2005, with a focus on striving for active participation, leadership, and professional engagement of persons with disabilities in every sphere of society. Since its inception, the organization has been working for children and persons with disabilities regardless of intersectionality in the country, guided by the principle of ‘nothing about us without us. This underlines DCF’s commitment to work for the inclusion of people with disabilities, gender equality and the disadvantaged, aiming at ‘leaving no one behind’.

Strategies of the Organization:

• Working with persons with disabilities with emphasis to the children with disabilities
• Building alliances with the civil society; awareness raising; advocacy and Networking with all development sectors.
• Strengthen the socio-economic, political and cultural status of persons with disabilities.
• Sustainable development at the community level
• Gender and equity

Governance of the activities of the organization:

1. General Committee-According to the DCF constitution there are two layers in the management system. One is General Committee and other is Executive Committee. General Committee consists of 21 members. The General Committee elects Executive Committee democratically for two years.

2. Executive Committee – the Committee consists of seven members. Chairman, Vice-Chairman, General Secretary, Treasurer and other three members responsible for implementing the decision and policy adapted by the General Committee.