Why is job opportunity still lagging for people with disabilities?
The unemployment rate for persons with 8disasbility is more than double for those without. Professional qualification not withstanding. Apparently the situation exists world over though it seem severe here in Kenya as despite the immense advocacy work for employment of persons with disability, backing by various legal documents including the Kenyan constitution 2010 and frequent job openings; little efforts are made to ensure that job seekers with disabilities are absorbed in the employment spaces. What more should be done to bridge this gap?
The above clip highlights the challenges