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Blind Students Not Getting Books They Need

By Sakina Mohamed

(This article is released in conjunction with the Universal Children's Day on Nov 20)  

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Many visually-impaired children who go to school for the blind are not getting the books they need on time, compromising their right to quality education.

This was revealed by 15-year-old Hani Nursyahira Muhamat Halis during the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit Children’s Forum “Welcome to Our 2030” held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre recently.

“Some of my blind friends do not even have access to Braille books until late in the semester. This makes it difficult for them to get quality education,” she told Bernama in an interview.

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