Publications on Disability and work


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    Fundamental rights at work and international labour standards

    29 April 2003

    Offers a detailed description of the relevant Conventions and their principles, along with specific problems encountered in their application at national level.


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    Managing disability in the workplace : ILO code of practice

    13 February 2002

    This code has been drawn up to guide employers to adopt a positive strategy in managing disability related issues in the workplace. It is intended to be read in the context of national conditions and to be applied in accordance with national law and practice.


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    ILO Declaration on fundamental principles and rights at work and its follow-up

    02 September 1998

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    Assisting disabled persons in finding employment: A practical guide

    15 July 1998

    People with disabilities have much in common with non-disabled persons. They include women and men of all ages, living in urban and rural settings, with different personalities, abilities, aspirations and desires. They also differ significantly in their service needs.

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    Vocational rehabilitation and employment of disabled persons : general survey on the reports on the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention (No. 159) and Recommendation (No. 168), 1983

    01 July 1998

    International Labour Conference (86th : 1998 : Geneva, Switzerland) ILC Report III (Part 1B)


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    We can make it. Stories of disabled women in developing countries

    23 September 1997

    Presents stories of 25 disabled women from 15 developing countries.


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    Self-employment for disabled people. Experiences from Africa and Asia

    11 February 1992

    Self-employment for Disabled People is the outcome of a survey of 53 businesses run by disabled people in several countries. It shows in detail how disabled entrepreneurs succeeded in self-employment, providing encouragement to both the disabled and the institutions serving them. It also contains invaluable advice for planners and rehabilitation professionals in developing countries and presents a spectrum of new possibilities to promote self-help and economic self-reliance for disabled people.