Dhaka, Dec. 4 -- The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has published the Labour Force Survey 2022, incorporating for the first time ever, indicators for measuring disability inclusivity, a major step towards ensuring no one is left behind.

In 2021, BBS in consultation with the Organization of Person with Disabilities (OPDs) and with technical assistance from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), adopted and incorporated a disability module based on the globally accepted "Washington Group Questionnaire''.

The initiative was designed to standardise the collection of disability data in national labour force surveys, said a media release on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3.

"The additi...