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>>
Business and persons with disabilities
29 June 2016
9th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
22 June 2016
The ILO at Work: Results 2014-2015
27 May 2016
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.