Access to Employment for Persons with Disabilities in Uganda
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Nyombi, Chrispas; Kibandama, Alexander
Since 2000, the Ugandan government has implemented a number of policies aimed at combating disability discrimination in the workplace and leap towards equality of opportunities. However, despite the availability of progressive legislation and policies, persons with disabilities continue to face many barriers to accessing employment. This paper reviews the policies and legislation aimed at promoting disability protection in the workplace. Recommendations for reform are made before bringing together the various strands of argument throughout the paper.
employment; persons with disabilities; Uganda; employment policy; employment equality; employment inequality; disability in the workplace
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