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Abia Akram with a personal experience of physical disability, Abia Akram has been engaged in the activities of Disability' Movement since 1997. In the struggle of giving voice to women with disabilities, she has been lobbying with parliamentarians, UN high level representatives focusing on developing advocacy strategies to raise awareness, network, and build capacity. She also coordinates efforts of including persons with disabilities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its sustainable development goals. In particular, established National Forum of Women with Disabilities, Independent living Centre with Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP).