Disabled deserve jobs: gov’t
The Ministry of Social Affairs yesterday once again called on the Kingdom’s employers to hire the disabled, something mandated in a widely ignored 2010 sub-decree. ...
Sen David and Cristina Maza
UN program to help disabled
The ninth session of the Conference of the State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) took place at UN headquarters in New York last week. ...
UN body takes issue with stance on disabled rights
A UN spokesperson has rejected a government reading of a UN convention used to justify banning people with disabilities from performing in the streets. ...
Gov to give drivers licenses to people with disabilities
Em Chan Makara, president of the Disability Action Council (DAC), told reporters that his group will issue drivers licenses for people with disabilities in conjunction with the government. The council will also discuss appropriate vehicles for disabled people with other stakeholders. ...
Orphanage closed following accusations of sex
Three boys and a girl, one of whom is disabled, were removed from a Phnom Penh orphanage on Tuesday after its main donor accused its director of physical abuse and sexual misconduct. ...
Buth Kimsay and Maria Paula Brito
Disability Groups Put Focus on Speech Therapy
The government’s Disability Action Council (DAC) on Monday announced that it would be including speech therapy in its strategic plan for the next four years to address the problem of speech and swallowing disorders. DAC Secretary-General Em Chan Makara said the decision comes after research, conducted ...