People with disabilities make up an estimated one billion, or 15 per cent, of the world's population. About 80 per cent are of working age. The right of people with disabilities to decent work, however, is frequently denied. People with disabilities, particularly women with disabilities, face enormous attitudinal, physical and informational barriers to equal opportunities in the world of work. Read more>>
20 June 2017
Disability and Labour
15 May 2017
Persons with Disabilities
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
How to increase access of persons with disabilities and women with low levels of education to skills development programmes.
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Training in China
People with disabilities represent an untapped pool of skills.
Partnering to create greater opportunities for women and men to secure decent work and income as a way out of poverty and inequality.