NEWS: Disabled in India Celebrate World Disability Day

Posted on 11 December 2007. Filed under: Employment, News, South Asian Region | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

People in India recently celebrated World Disability Day. An article about their celebrations talks about the challenges that disabled people still face in finding employment. The story also quotes a blind man who works as a teacher and a deaf woman who works as a lab assistant in India:

Individuals interested in disabled people in India may also wish to read about a recent report from the World Bank on employment, education, health, social protection, and other issues related to people with disabilities in India.

For still more posts about disabled people in India or other South Asian countries, click on “South Asian Region” under “categories” in the right-hand navigation bar.

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Though there’s some progress in this regard but there still is necessity to broaden the understanding that a disabled person may have a shortcoming in physical terms but he/she can have talent in some other ways.

We all have shortcomings in one way or the other. Still we’ve the privilege to work as per our capacity. Then why should a disabled person be denied the right to work as per his/her capacity.

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